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Statement on the Tragic Deaths of Two Students

Today our UBC community is mourning the tragic deaths of two students, struck and killed by a car early this morning on Northwest Marine Drive. It is difficult to comprehend and express the enormity of the loss of these two bright and promising young adults. On behalf of the university, I wish to extend our […]

Presidential Priorities, 2021-22

I am pleased to present my priorities and goals for the 2021-22 year. Briefly, the priorities fall into the following categories – equity, diversity and inclusion; indigenous engagement and reconciliation; climate change; COVID-19 response; operational efficiency and the President’s Academic Excellence Initiative. 1. Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Work with the UBC community to complete the […]

September 2021

September 2021

Welcome Welcome to the September 2021 issue of Letter to the Board, a regular communication to members of the UBC Board of Governors.   Highlights Orange Shirt Day – National Day for Truth and Reconciliation UBC in Top 40 Globally in Times Higher Education Rankings Congratulations to UBC’s Millennium Fellows UBC Faculty Named to Royal […]