Joint statement from UBC and UBC Faculty Association

Aug. 25, 2015

After collegial and congenial discussions, today the University of British Columbia, represented by Acting President Angela Redish, and the UBC Faculty Association, represented by President Mark MacLean, have agreed to a process to review the concerns raised by the Faculty Association in their letter of August 18, 2015.

The parties have agreed to a fact-finding process and the terms of reference are here:

We are pleased that the Honourable Lynn Smith, Q.C has agreed to undertake this fact-finding process, effective September 1, 2015. Lynn Smith will summarize her findings and conclusions in a report that will be available to the public.

For a related announcement concerning the Board of Governors, please see: UBC Board of Governors Statement, Aug. 25, 2015