Congratulations to member Jo-ann Archibald Q'um Q'um Xiiem and UBC Emeritus Bob Hindmarch for receiving the Order of Canada appointment. 

On December 27, 2018, UBC Emeriti Jo-ann Archibald Q'um Q'um Xiiem and Robert Hindmarch were appointed as Member of the Order of Canada.

Jo-ann Archibald Q'um Q'um Xiiem (Professor Emerita of Educational Studies) was appointed for her leadership in advancing Indigenous educational programs in Canadian elementary and university curricula. 

Bob Hindmarch (Professor Emeritus of Human Kinetics) was appointed for his contributions to sports as an athlete, coach and educator in his province and beyond.
Please click on the link to go to the official page of the Governor General of Canada.


Statement by Principal-elect, Don Fisher, about the establishment of the UBC Emeritus College

As the masthead makes clear, we now have our Emeritus College. The proposal to establish a college was approved by Senate last May and subsequently by the Board of Governors. The College became a formal entity on October 17th with the announcement by President Santa Ono at (......).


Submission for President's Award for Distinguished Service by UBC Emeriti NOW open

This will be the second year the President's Award for Distinguished Service will be offered to UBC Emeriti who have, since attaining UBC Emeritus status, displayed exceptional leadership in volunteer community service that benefits others in Canada or abroad. 

The nomination form is now available. The submission deadline is: February 1, 2019.


Newsletter November 2018

The second newsletter of the academic year 2018-2019 is available. Please click on the link and enjoy the read.

The next newsletter will appear at the beginning of February 2019.