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Statement regarding Sept. 29 attacks at the Yobe State College of Agriculture in Nigeria

I want to express my profound dismay in hearing of the unconscionable attack at the Yobe State College of Agriculture.

Statement on the two Canadians detained in Egypt

I want to express my deepest concern to learn that John Greyson and Tarek Loubani remain in custody in Cairo, Egypt.

Expressions of Reconciliation

Expressions of Reconciliation

I had the privilege of speaking at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission(TRC) BC National Event.

2013 Recipients of the President’s Service Award for Excellence and the President’s Staff Award.  Left to Right. First Row: Nelson Dinn, Jon Nakane, Steven Golob, Joanne Schroeder; Second Row: Moyra Ditchfield, Leonie Harper, Dionne Pelan, Dr. Rob Lloyd-Smith, Robyn Leuty; Third Row: James Andrew, Bernhard Zender, Caroline Rueckert, Jill Rachel-Baird; Not pictured: Jens Locher, Lynn Macdonald, Andrea Wink

President’s Service Awards for Excellence

My congratulations to the recipients of the President’s Service Award for Excellence and the President’s Staff Award.

Measures Announced to Address the C.U.S. FROSH Events

We are announcing today the measures we are taking.

Update on UBC Action in Response to the C.U.S. FROSH Events

Our university has been in the news since Friday September 6th, and for all the wrong reasons.

Letter to the UBC Community

Letter to the UBC Community

In this year’s annual letter, I highlight the work that we are doing together to build a stronger and even more influential UBC.

UBC announces strategy to help boost economic impact of innovation in B.C.

UBC announces strategy to help boost economic impact of innovation in B.C.

Today I unveiled a five-point strategy to help the University drive forward innovation in the B.C. economy.

Measures announced to address CUS FROSH event

UBC is announcing three immediate measures to address problems that surfaced during FROSH events.

UBC Okanagan’s Hangar centre takes health and fitness to new heights

UBC Okanagan’s Hangar centre takes health and fitness to new heights

I was thrilled to participate in the official opening of the newest building at the UBC Okanagan campus — a fitness and wellness centre that meets a tremendous need for the university community. The $4.1-million Hangar Fitness & Wellness Centre will provide space to serve the fitness needs of more than 8,000 students, and over […]