The University of the Fraser Valley Board of Governors will select the next President & Vice Chancellor of UFV to succeed Dr. Mark Evered upon his planned retirement, effective June 30, 2017.

This website is dedicated to informing the UFV community about the search process, and to welcome students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members to participate.

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Presidential search committee to interview candidates this fall

Candidate interviews are underway to select the next UFV President & Vice Chancellor. The national search, conducted by Boyden Global Executive Search, has resulted in a list of candidates for preliminary interviews this fall by the Presidential Search Committee. The committee was established by the UFV Board of Governors. Following the preliminary round, the search […]

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National search underway for new UFV president

The national search for UFV’s next President and Vice-Chancellor is now underway. The opportunity is being promoted widely, and can be viewed online at Boyden Global Executive Search. We expect this initial phase of the search for suitable candidates to span the next several months. Thank you to all students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members who participated […]

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Presidential search committee welcomes feedback on draft candidate profile

The search committee for UFV’s new President & Vice Chancellor invites your comments on the draft candidate profile, online here. Everyone is welcome to provide feedback – students, staff, faculty, alumni and community members. Comments will be open until 9 am, Monday, May 9th. Please send your feedback to, or use the comment box below to […]

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Presidential Search Committee terms of reference

The UFV President & Vice Chancellor Search Committee held its first meeting on Monday, April 25. At the meeting, members received the committee’s official Terms of Reference, online here. The document was finalized by the Board of Governors executive committee on April 5, and received by the board at its meeting on April 7. Questions or comments? Please contact […]

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Presidential Search Committee members selected

The 13 members of UFV’s Presidential Search Committee have been selected through the process outlined in the Procedures for Presidential Search. The members are: The Chair of the Board, or the Chair’s designate, who will serve as the Presidential Search Committee Chair Randy Bartsch, First Vice-Chair, UFV Board of Governors The Chancellor Dr. Gwen Point Two government-appointed members of the […]

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Presidential Search Forums and Survey

The UFV Board is in the consultation phase of the search for a new President and Vice-Chancellor. There are several channels for community input to the presidential search process including two upcoming public forums and an online survey. Presidential Search Public Forums: UFV will be holding two public forums for all members of the UFV […]

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Volunteer to serve on the Presidential Search Committee

A message from the UFV Senate The Board of Governors has started the process for selection of the next President & Vice Chancellor of UFV to succeed Dr. Mark Evered upon his planned retirement, June 30, 2017. As set out in the University Act, the Board will lead the search for a new President & […]

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Search for UFV’s next President & Vice-Chancellor

A message from UFV Board of Governors Chair Barry Delaney Dear UFV community, UFV President & Vice-Chancellor Dr. Mark Evered has advised the Board of Governors of his intention to retire at the end of his second term, effective June 30, 2017. The Board is grateful for the leadership and vision Dr. Evered has brought […]

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