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UBC Okanagan President's Advisory Council appointed by Provincial Government

Shirley Bond, Minister of Advanced Education, has appointed two new advisory councils to guide the development of UBC Okanagan and Okanagan College, respectively.

The 27-member UBC Okanagan President’s Advisory Council will advise UBC President Martha Piper on a range of matters including opportunities that are distinct to the region, promoting communication with communities that UBC Okanagan serves, and how the new university can participate effectively in the social, cultural and economic activities of the Southern Interior. It will be led by former Okanagan University College Board Chair, Brad Bennett, and includes representatives from students, regional government, industry, academic organizations, and First Nations.

Memo to UBC Vancouver Deans, directors and department heads from Barry McBride, Vice President and Provost

The following announcement is sent on behalf of Vice President Barry McBride. UBC Okanagan may seem a world away to people at UBC Vancouver. To the extent you may feel that way, I'd like to try to bring the worlds a little closer together by updating you and offering ways to get further involved and […]

Message to all Members of the UBC Community

The following is the text of an e-mail message sent to all members of the UBC community from UBC President Martha C. Piper on 17-Mar-2004. To: All Members of the UBC Community From: President Martha Piper Date: 17 March 2004 Subject: UBC - Okanagan Announcement The B.C. government today announced a plan to address the […]