By Kristen Brooke on April 13, 2023
Each year, we recognize exemplary role models who make a significant impact on the culture of teaching and learning on our campus with the Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence and Innovation.
By Kristen Brooke on March 13, 2023
The 2023 call for proposals to the Aspire-2040 Learning Transformations (ALT-2040) Fund is now open.
By Kristen Brooke on November 16, 2022
Laura Prada has worked in higher education for more than 12 years in student services and teaching and learning. In her current role, she currently supports academic programs and reviews in the Office of the Provost and Vice-President, Academic.
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 Kristen Brooke on October 7, 2022
Facilitated by Dr. Anita Chaudhuri, UBC Okanagan’s Faculty Advisor on Academic Integrity, this panel session provides an opportunity to discuss issues of academic integrity across teaching and learning.
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 Kristen Brooke on May 4, 2022
On May 24, 2022, the Office of the Provost and the Wine Research Centre are co-hosting an event with the Consul General of France in Vancouver regarding the impact of climate change on wine regions.