President’s Installation: September 12, 2014

The formal installation of Professor Arvind Gupta as the 13th President and Vice-Chancellor of UBC will take place on Friday, September 12, 2014. UBC students, faculty, staff, alumni and the community are invited to a full day of events on the Vancouver campus. View more information on the events here.

• Breakfast with the President
7:30-9:30 a.m. (venue TBA)
Twenty students, 14 faculty and 14 staff members from UBC’s Vancouver and Okanagan campuses will be randomly selected by draw to have breakfast with the President. Enter Breakfast Draw.

• Installation Ceremony
10 – 11:30 a.m. Chan Centre for the Performing Arts
Featuring live music and greetings from around the world, welcome Professor Gupta and celebrate the successes of UBC’s global community. A general reception at the Flagpole Plaza will follow. To attend the ceremony, RSVP via the form at the top-right of this page. The installation ceremony will be webcast live.

• Panel Discussion: Generation Empowered
3 – 4:30 p.m. The Old Auditorium
A thought-provoking, interactive panel discussion with Professor Gupta. To attend the panel discussion, RSVP via the form at the top-right of this page.

For more information on the installation events, or for questions about your RSVP code, contact the UBC Ceremonies and Events Office: