Presidential search committee: town hall meetings July 2 and 3

The committee charged with the responsibility of identifying a new President for UBC invites internal and external communities to help define the qualities to look for in UBC’s next President.

The search committee will hold town hall meetings on July 2 in Vancouver, and on July 3 at the Okanagan campus.

UBC Vancouver
Date: July 2, 2013
Lunch: 11:30 a.m.
Town Hall: 12 to 1 p.m.
Place: Roy Barnett Recital Hall, School of Music, 6361 Memorial Road

UBC Okanagan
Date: July 3, 2013
Lunch: 11:30 a.m.
Town Hall: 12 noon to 1 p.m.
Place: University Theatre, ADM 026

UBC Chancellor Sarah Morgan-Silvester, Chair of the Presidential Search Committee, welcomes submissions of views and advice on the following:

• opportunities, challenges, issues, and priorities facing the University over the next 5-10 years;
• the key roles and responsibilities of the President in leading UBC through the next 5-10 years;
• the necessary and desirable characteristics, leadership skills, qualifications, values, and experience of candidates for the position of President.

Written comments can be sent to  Reny Kahlon, Board Liaison Manager, Office of the Board of Governors. For more information on the search committee, visit