By Raina Reddecliff on November 1, 2022
Dear colleagues, We are writing to provide an update on the external review of the UBC Okanagan Faculty of Management, which is currently underway. We are pleased to announce that John Perrott Manager, Economic Development and Tourism at the City of Vernon, will join the external review team as a community/professional representative. Mr. Perrott joins […]
By Raina Reddecliff on October 11, 2022
The Student Demographic Data Project (SDDP) explores how we collect and use demographic data to guide reporting and policy-making that is inclusive and representative of all students. Join a panel of UBC experts for an overview of the project; hear how it supports UBC’s equity, diversity and inclusion priorities; ask questions and share your perspectives. […]
By Raina Reddecliff on September 27, 2022
On behalf of the University of British Columbia, we wish to express our concern about the unfolding situation in Iran in response to the tragic death of Mahsa Amini. UBC stands with the courageous women of Iran, and all who seek to protect their human rights and freedoms and stand up against repression and discrimination. […]
By Raina Reddecliff on September 20, 2022
Dear colleagues, We are pleased to announce that Dr. Rumee Ahmed has been appointed Vice-Provost, International pro tem in the Offices of the Provost and Vice-President, Academic, UBC Vancouver and UBC Okanagan, effective September 15, 2022. The Vice-Provost, International provides leadership for the achievement of UBC’s goals and objectives related to international engagement, global partnerships […]
Reappointment of Heather Berringer as Chief Librarian and Associate Provost, Academic Operations and Services
By Raina Reddecliff on August 4, 2022
Dear colleagues, We are pleased to announce that Heather Berringer has been appointed for a new five-year term as Chief Librarian and Associate Provost, Academic Operations and Services—formerly Associate Provost, Learning Services—effective July 1, 2022. Heather has been Chief Librarian at UBC Okanagan since 2014; the role of Associate Provost, Learning Services was added on […]
By Raina Reddecliff on February 1, 2022
Effective February 1, 2022, Dr. Rehan Sadiq will serve as UBC Okanagan’s Provost and Vice-President, Academic pro tem.
By Raina Reddecliff on November 22, 2021
This month, UBC Okanagan will undergo its first Quality Assurance Process Audit (QAPA) external review. This process was developed by the Degree Quality Assessment Board’s (DQAB) Quality Assurance Audit Committee and seeks to ensure that public post-secondary institutions periodically conduct rigorous, ongoing program and institutional quality assessments.
By Raina Reddecliff on October 5, 2021
This year UBC established an Anti-Racism Initiatives Fund to support projects that celebrate and elevate diverse communities and advance anti-racism efforts at UBC. An annual allocation of $100,000 is available at UBC Okanagan. I am pleased to announce seven recently funded proposals on our campus.
By Raina Reddecliff on September 23, 2021
Since the inception of UBC Okanagan in 2005, our campus has experienced tremendous growth—both in student population as well as our research and program offerings.
By Raina Reddecliff on September 4, 2021
The following resources have been prepared for UBC Okanagan faculty to help guide a safe return to the classroom this Fall. These documents may be revised in the coming days as additional information regarding public health guidelines and measures becomes available.