New UBC president in Kelowna Wednesday

The new president and vice-chancellor of UBC will be introduced to the university's Okanagan campus Wednesday afternoon.

UBC board of governors chairman John Montalbano will introduce the new president and vice chancellor, whose identity has not been been made public yet, during an event in atrium of the engineering, management and education building  at the UBC Okanagan campus in Kelowna. Earlier in the day, the new president will be introduced at the university's Vancouver campus.

The new president will replace  Stephen Toope, who is leaving to become the head of the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs.

Toope will leave UBC June 30. He was named the university's 12th president in 2006 and served two terms. The new president's four-year term will start  July 1.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Emission limits set for B.C. LNG producers
Space beneath bear statue gets $40,000 upgrade
Date set for murder trial of Terrace girl in Kamloops
MLAs shake fingers in quake exercise
Cranbrook Habitat project receives major local contribution
Permits approved for Site C hydro dam
Mind the gap
Upgrades completed at Lake Country facility
Oscar de la Renta, legendary designer, dead at 82

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 17 edition online now. Browse the archives.