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Recent Communications

Message from the President, re: Cascade article on sexual assault

Fri, 08 Apr 2016
Dear UFV community, Yesterday, the student newspaper, The Cascade, published an article on how our University responds to students who have been sexually assaulted.  The headline was “Nowhere to go”, a statement that is completely false.  I am writing because I fear the impact on any s ...

Changes to the Office of University Secretary and Registrar February 2016

Fri, 19 Feb 2016
February 19, 2016 Colleagues, I am writing to describe some temporary and permanent changes to take place in the office of the University Secretary & Registrar. As many of you know, our colleague Al Wiseman has been ill and it appears that he may be off work for a while longer.  Our thoughts ar ...

2016/17 Budget Development forums: Oct 19 and 21

Wed, 07 Oct 2015
A message from President Mark Evered 2016-17 Budget Development: Attend a Forum The university has begun the process of planning its budget for next year. As in the past, we welcome your guidance. I invite all members of the UFV community to attend one of the following two opportunities to discuss t ...

Message from the President: Political Caution

Tue, 29 Sep 2015
Faculty, Staff, and Students of UFV, As the October 19 federal election draws nearer, I encourage all members of our UFV community, individually and personally, to engage actively in this important democratic process. I know that some of you are running for office, or volunteer on your own time to w ...

UFV to mark National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women on Dec 5

Fri, 05 Dec 2014
A message from President Mark Evered: UFV students, staff, faculty, alumni and friends, It is with deep sadness that we recall the murder of 14 women on this day 25 years ago at L’Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal. December 6 is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in ...

United Way 2014 — Joint letter from President Mark Evered and FSA President Vicki Grieve

Wed, 05 Nov 2014
Dear Faculty and Staff: The United Way Campaign for 2014 is about to launch at UFV, marking the 31st consecutive year of staff and faculty support for the United Way. United Way of the Fraser Valley supports 24 community partners and 11 local programs throughout an area stretching from 272nd Street ...

Message from the President: Political Activities Statement

Mon, 27 Oct 2014
Faculty, Staff and Students of UFV, As the municipal election draws nearer, I would like to draw your attention to how we can or should be involved as a University.  It is imperative that we recognize that the University of the Fraser Valley is a publicly supported organization operating in BC unde ...

Senior administration changes

Mon, 09 Jun 2014
Dear members of our UFV community: I am writing to inform you of some changes in senior administration at UFV.  I have been reviewing the roles and responsibilities of the members of our leadership team as part of our internal review of the way we allocate our limited resources.  The challenge we ...

Appeal from President Evered for Convocation volunteers

Fri, 16 May 2014
Dear Colleagues, Our students need our help one more time! Let’s make this 40th anniversary year extra special. As I am sure you know, June 12 and 13 are the dates for the 2014 UFV convocation ceremonies. Once again, we will host the event at the Abbotsford Centre. And once more, UFV, and especial ...

Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Fri, 06 Dec 2013
UFV students, staff, faculty and friends, It is with deep sadness that we recall the 13 students and one staff member who lost their lives on this day 24 years ago at L’Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal. British Columbia has proclaimed December 6 as the Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Agai ...

2014-15 Budget Information Forum

Wed, 23 Oct 2013
The 2014-15 budget planning process is underway. The current BC government message remains focused on cost containment, fiscal discipline, and balanced budgets. Provincial funding to the post-secondary sector will be reduced by $50M over the three-year period, 2013/14 – 2015/16. At the same time, ...

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