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Holiday Greetings 2021

Update: In-person exams, residence and testing

In recent days we’ve seen news of other universities in Canada needing to shift their final exams from in-person to online, and reports of COVID-19 cases at one of our residence facilities at UBC Vancouver.  I understand that those developments and the uncertainty around the spread of the Omicron variant are deeply concerning for some of our community members. Particularly as we all observe other communities that are struggling […]

Marjorie Anne Sauder, CM, 1929 – 2021

We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Marjorie Anne Sauder, CM on November 20, 2021. Known for her consummate generosity, respect and genuine kindness, Marjorie Anne’s abundant support of her community touched the lives of countless people throughout British Columbia and Canada. A treasured volunteer and a considerate philanthropist, Marjorie Anne had […]

December 2021

December 2021

Welcome Welcome to the December 2021 issue of Letter to the Board, a regular communication to members of the UBC Board of Governors. Highlights Celebrating Graduation Congratulations to UBC’s latest Rhodes Scholars New award for women and gender-diverse faculty and staff at UBC UBC and COP26 Surrey and UBC UBC Signs Scarborough Charter Congratulations to […]