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University Relations publishes The Exchange as an email newsletter distributed to faculty and staff on the first and third Wednesday of each month.

Current edition: September 16, 2020

Current edition: September 16, 2020

Current Edition:
September 16, 2020

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Prof. Gino DiLabio appointed Dean, Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science

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The UBC Board of Governors has approved the appointment of Professor Gino DiLabio as the inaugural Dean of the new Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science for a five-year term, beginning September 1, 2020.

Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences transition

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On July 1, 2020, the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences (IKBSAS) successfully transitioned into two autonomous faculties

Rehan Sadiq appointment extended as Executive Associate Dean, School of Engineering

Rehan Sadiq’s, executive associate dean of the School of Engineering.

Professor Rehan Sadiq’s appointment as Executive Associate Dean of the School of Engineering has been extended for five years effective July 1, 2020.

Adrienne Vedan appointed Senior Advisor on Indigenous Affairs

Adrienne Vedan, new Senior Advisor to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor on Indigenous Affairs.

Adrienne Vedan, a respected leader currently serving as Director of Aboriginal Programs and Services, has been appointed as Senior Advisor to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor on Indigenous Affairs, effective July 1.

Thank you to Ian Cull for 15 years of exceptional leadership

Ian Cull, Senior Advisor on Indigenous Affairs for UBC Okanagan.

At the end of June, we are saying farewell to one of the architects of our extraordinary university community, as Ian Cull pursues a most well-earned retirement.

UBC to establish new downtown Kelowna presence

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UBC will be establishing a new university presence in downtown Kelowna with plans to build a mixed-use building at the former Daily Courier location at 550 Doyle Avenue.