UFV Board of Governors bylaw revisions

At its Feb 4, 2021 meeting, the Board of Governors approved the following bylaw revisions: • Board bylaw BGB-110.07 — Board Composition, Appointment, Election and Succession • Board bylaw BGB-110.13 — Expenses of the Board of Governors Board policies, policy directions, and bylaws can be found at https://www.ufv.ca/board/   https://www.ufv.ca/board/bylaws/ For more information, contact Marlene … Read more

Policy Consultation: Research Centres & Institutes (211) and Adjunct Faculty, Research Associates and Visiting Scholars (197) EXTENSION

The consultation on these policies have been extended until February 10, 2021. The University Secretariat invites the UFV community to submit collaborative or individual feedback on the revisions to the following policies:| Research Centres & Institutes (211) Adjunct Faculty, Research Associates and Visiting Scholars (197) Supporting documents are available at https://www.ufv.ca/secretariat/policies/updates/policy-in-consultation/ Please submit your comments … Read more

Senate and Board nominations open — deadline Feb 8

The Secretariat office is currently accepting nominations for faculty, student, and staff positions on the Board and Senate. Terms of office begin August 1, 2021. To view positions available, and submit a nomination form, please visit ufv.ca/get-involved. Nominations close at 9 am on Mon, Feb. 8. If more nominations are received than positions available, an … Read more

Still time to nominate outstanding faculty! Deadline extended to Feb 8

Recognize a faculty for their outstanding service, research, or teaching by nominating them for an award! The nomination deadline for the faculty excellence awards has been extended to 9am on February 8, 2021. Faculty, students, alumni, staff, and university officers are eligible to nominate. For more details on eligibility and to submit a nomination, please … Read more

Policy Consultation: Research Centres & Institutes (211) and Adjunct Faculty, Research Associates and Visiting Scholars (197)

As part of a four-week consultation, the University Secretariat invites the UFV community to submit collaborative or individual feedback on the revisions to the following policies: Research Centres & Institutes (211) Adjunct Faculty, Research Associates and Visiting Scholars (197) Supporting documents are available at https://www.ufv.ca/secretariat/policies/updates/policy-in-consultation/ Please submit your comments to policyconsult@ufv.ca by the deadline of … Read more

Senate meeting — Jan 22

The first meeting of Senate for 2021 will take place Friday, Jan 22, at 1:30 pm. Details regarding how to access this meeting virtually will be on the Senate webpage under meeting schedule. The deadline for submissions for this meeting is Tuesday, Jan 12, 2021 , at noon. Please email items to ufvsenate@ufv.ca. https://www.ufv.ca/senate/meeting-schedule/ For … Read more

Senate Standing Committee vacancies

Expressions of interest continue to be sought from faculty and students to serve on the standing committees of Senate for the remainder of the 2020-21 academic year. Terms of office continue until July 31, 2022. Positions are being filled as applications are received, on a first-come, first-serve basis. Positions available include: – Graduate Studies Committee … Read more

Call for honorary degree nominations

The Honorary Degree selection committee is seeking honorary doctorate degree nominations. The honorary doctorate degree is the highest form of recognition offered by UFV. We have a wonderful legacy of distinguished recipients whose achievements we are honoured to profile and celebrate. These awards are an excellent way to bring publicity to your areas and to … Read more

Policy Consultation — Emeritus Designation (208)

As part of a four-week consultation, the University Secretariat invites the UFV community to submit collaborative or individual feedback on the Emeritus Designation (208) policy. Supporting documents are available at https://www.ufv.ca/secretariat/policies/updates/policy-in-consultation/ Please submit your comments to policyconsult@ufv.ca by the deadline of 4 pm, Thurs, Dec 17, 2020. https://www.ufv.ca/secretariat/policies/updates/policy-in-consultation/ For more information, contact Marlene Affleck at … Read more

Managing chat and text as university records

Chat platforms such as MS Teams or Zoom are tools that facilitate group collaboration. It is so simple to communicate with others in chat platforms, that it’s easy to overlook the type of information being shared, whether others can see it, how it’s being stored, and whether another tool may be more appropriate for transmitting … Read more

Policy Consultation — Final Grade (217) and Program Discontinuance (222)

As part of a six-week consultation, the University Secretariat invites the UFV community to submit collaborative or individual feedback on the following policies: Final Grade (217) policy Program Discontinuance (222) policy Please distribute to others in your area, as appropriate. Please submit your comments to policyconsult@ufv.ca by the deadline of November 13, 2020. Thank you … Read more