Board Letter

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 […]

February 2021

February 2021

Welcome Welcome to the February 2021 issue of Letter to the Board, a regular communication to members of the UBC Board of Governors.   Highlights Climate Emergency Task Force Report and Recommendations Micro-credential Program Support Terms of Engagement with Musqueam Signed New UBC professorship to advance addiction medicine in B.C. Support for innovation in clean […]

September 2020

September 2020

  Welcome Welcome to the September 2020 issue of Letter to the Board, a regular communication to members of the UBC Board of Governors. In this newsletter I will give a brief summary of the most significant COVID-19 developments, as well as other news from UBC. COVID-19 and UBC For Winter Session, Term 2, programming will […]

April 2020

  Welcome Welcome to the April 2020 issue of Letter to the Board, a regular communication to members of the UBC Board of Governors. Naturally, most of our attention – along with the rest of the world – has been focused on the COVID-19 pandemic. In this newsletter I will give a brief summary of the […]

January 2019

Welcome Welcome to the first issue for 2019 of Letter to the Board, a regular communication from myself to members of the UBC Board of Governors, issued in advance of regular meetings of the Board. Highlights Alumni and Donor Engagement In December, I travelled to Asia to engage with donors and alumni in Hong Kong, […]

November 2018

  Welcome to the November 2018 issue of Letter to the Board, a regular communication from myself to members of the UBC Board of Governors, issued in advance of regular meetings of the Board. Highlights Strategic Plan Earlier this month, I hosted a roundtable discussion with prominent UBC supporters, alumni, and community leaders to discuss […]

September 2018

September 2018

  Welcome to the first issue of Letter to the Board, a regular communication from myself to members of the UBC Board of Governors. As I mentioned in my remarks at the June board meeting, Board members have asked for more communication from the University. To serve this need, I have started this regular e-newsletter, […]