Chris Guenard

Email: chris.guenard@ubc.ca


 

Dear colleagues,

I am pleased to announce that the UBC Board of Governors has approved the appointment of Professor Gady Jacoby as Dean, Faculty of Management, for a five-year term, commencing July 1, 2024.

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Dear colleagues, We are pleased to announce that Robert Janke has been appointed Deputy University Librarian, Okanagan Campus for a five-year term commencing April 1, 2024. In this expanded role that replaces the Chief Librarian position, Robert will provide strategic leadership, vision and coordination for UBC Okanagan Library, serving as a key member of the UBC Library and Okanagan campus leadership teams. Read the full message The post Robert Janke appointed Deputy University Librarian, Okanagan Campus appeared first on UBC Okanagan News.

Dear colleagues,

UBC is implementing specific measures and protocols to enhance the safety and security of its community members, in light of the hate-motivated attack that took place at the University of Waterloo in 2023.

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Dear colleagues,

I am pleased to share our winter 2023 edition of Academic Update—the Provost Office’s quarterly newsletter, featuring updates on teaching and learning initiatives, funding and award information, opportunities to connect with our campus community, and success stories.

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Dear colleagues,

I am writing to provide an update on a leadership change in the Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science at UBC Okanagan. Dean Dr. Gino DiLabio is stepping down from his role, effective December 31, 2023, and Dr. Lael Parrott has been appointed Dean pro tem of the Faculty.

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Dear colleagues,

Welcome to the new academic year. I am pleased to share the September 2023 edition of Academic Update—the Office of the Provost and Vice-President, Academic’s quarterly newsletter.

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To the campus community,

While the past week has been a difficult one for wildfires in our region, we are now seeing significant progress being made throughout the community and surrounding our campus. After consultation with academic leaders, regional partners, emergency personnel, students and faculty, we are now confident that classes will begin as originally scheduled and in person on September 5, 2023.

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We are pleased to announce that the UBC Board of Governors has approved the extension of the appointment of Dr. James Olson as Dean, Faculty of Applied Science, for a second five-year term, commencing July 1, 2023.

Dr. Olson is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering and holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in engineering physics and a PhD in chemical engineering from UBC.

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Dear colleagues,

I am pleased to announce that Dr. Peter Simpson has been appointed Associate Provost, Academic Affairs and Strategy, effective June 15, 2023, until June 30, 2025.

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Dear colleagues,

As convocation nears, I am pleased to share our June 2023 edition of Academic Update—the Provost Office’s quarterly newsletter. In this edition, we are celebrating many recent accomplishments and recognitions in teaching and learning by students, faculty and staff and highlighting exciting academic initiatives.

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