Bio for Shelley Canning

Shelley Canning I am an Associate Professor in Nursing at the University of the Fraser Valley and a member of UFV’s Centre for Education and Research on Aging. I am also a doctoral student in the School of Nursing at UBC where my dissertation research explores issues of engagement, meaning, and quality of life for … Read more

Executive compensation at UFV

UFV students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community, You may be aware of recent media attention given to the salaries of university executives. I am writing to assure you that UFV has followed all of the rules on this matter, is fully transparent, and would welcome an external review. The allegation of UFV executive overcompensation is … Read more

Senior administration changes

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 all share is … Read more

2014-15 Budget Information Forum

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, the cost of delivering high quality post-secondary education continues to rise. … Read more