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Several Okanagan admin units reorganized to focus on campus operations & planning

Further to the recent Heads Up email to supervisors announcing a number of  exciting reorganizations on the Vancouver and Okanagan  campuses, the following communication provides additional context of those  changes relevant to the Okanagan community. As of January 2, 2014, the  following changes will be in place: A new name The renaming of the  Administration […]

UBC Adopts Responsible Investment Strategy

On June 4, 2013, the UBC Board of Governors approved a responsible investment strategy to guide management of its endowments and working capital funds. It also appointed a special working group to recommend further changes. The strategy was developed by the Board’s Responsible Investment Committee for the Endowment, established in 2010 to consult with external […]

Okanagan Campus Master Plan

The public consultation on updating UBC’s Okanagan Master Plan begins today and continues until October 17. We are encouraging the campus community to give feedback online or in-person at a Public Information Session on October 9. Public Information Session Details: Date: Wednesday, October 9, 2013 Time: 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM Location: Foyer of the Administration Building, 3333 University Way Online […]

The new Purchase and Payment Simplification program

The Travel and Expense (T&E) Project is the first phase of the Purchase and Payment Simplification Program, a transformative initiative focused on significantly reducing the bureaucracy associated with invoice, expense and travel processing, reimbursements and procurement. T&E will support the campus by: Providing one payment method for low value expenses – the new UBC VISA Card Providing […]