Author Archive | Leslie Courchesne

Alumni lead UFV Board of Governors

For the first time in the history of the University of the Fraser Valley, all four members of the Board of Governors’ Executive Committee are alumni of UFV. The Board determined the committee’s 2017/18 membership at its June 16 meeting in Harrison. “I extend sincere congratulations to our alumni serving on the UFV Board of […]

Jackie Hogan appointed Interim President of UFV

The University of the Fraser Valley Board of Governors unanimously appoints Chief Financial Officer and Vice-President Administration Jackie Hogan as Interim President and Vice-Chancellor, effective July 1. Hogan will succeed Dr. Mark Evered upon his planned retirement, while the search for UFV’s next president continues. “UFV has an admirable leadership team, and I am absolutely […]

UFV to appoint interim President

The University of the Fraser Valley Board of Governors will appoint an interim president when Dr. Mark Evered – the university’s current president – retires at the end of June. The Board launched the search for UFV’s next president and vice-chancellor one year ago. The process engaged stakeholders on campus and throughout the Fraser Valley. […]

UFV partners with Canadian Federation of University Women

  As a married man who raised three daughters, UFV President Mark Evered has plenty of experience being the only male in the room. And that indeed was the case on Monday evening, when he joined more than 60 members of the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW), Abbotsford chapter, to sign a partnership agreement. “The CFUW […]

UFV celebrates Chandigarh campus 10th anniversary at awards ceremony

The University of the Fraser Valley celebrated 10 years in India over the weekend. Students, parents, alumni, faculty, staff and distinguished guests formed an audience of 700 for the annual awards ceremony, which has special significance in this milestone year. UFV opened its location at the 16.5-acre campus of Goswami Ganesh Dutta Sanatan Dharma College […]

UFV Board of Governors passes six motions on Academic Success Centre

At its meeting on June 19 in Harrison, the UFV Board of Governors passed six motions following discussion and recommendations from the UFV Senate report on the Writing Centre and Academic Success Centre. The six motions are: That the UFV Board of Governors receive the report of Senate on the Writing Centre and Academic Success […]

Nik Venema new board chair of UFV Alumni Association

Nik Venema is the new board chair of the University of the Fraser Valley Alumni Association. He joined the voluntary board in 2012, serving as member-at-large, treasurer, and most recently as vice-chair. He is replacing Justin P. Goodrich, who nearly completed his two-year term as chair, stepping down three months early to join the UFV Board of […]

UFV 2025

What should UFV look like in 2025? Join the conversation

What should UFV look like in 2025? What does learning look like in 2025? What does the student look like in 2025? What is the structure of a university in 2025? What does a faculty member look like in 2025? What role will technology play? What are the five goals that UFV must achieve from […]

Canada’s International Trade Minister Ed Fast visits UFV India campus

On October 17, University of the Fraser Valley President Mark Evered welcomed Canada’s Minister of International Trade and MP for Abbotsford Ed Fast to UFV’s campus in Chandigarh, India. Fast, along with Canada’s Minister of National Revenue Kerry-Lynne Findlay, Canada’s Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice Bob Dechert, Consul General of Canada in Chandigarh, Dr. Rajani […]

BC Minister of Agriculture tours UFV Agriculture Centre of Excellence

UFV President and Vice-Chancellor Mark Evered, Chilliwack MLA John Martin, Chilliwack Economic Partners Corporation’s John Jansen along with UFV administrators and faculty were pleased to provide a tour of UFV’s new Agriculture Centre of Excellence (ACE) to BC’s Minister of Agriculture Norm Letnick on Thursday, August 21. The Centre is located at the Chilliwack campus […]

UFV CFO Jackie Hogan receives top honour from Association of Women in Finance

The University of the Fraser Valley’s Chief Financial Officer and Vice-President Administration Jackie Hogan has received the Association of Women in Finance’s 2014 PEAK Award for Excellence in the Public Sector. PEAK awards honour women who have achieved excellence in the field of finance. “Jackie’s dedicated leadership of our financial and administrative services is evident […]

Come to UFV Night at Chilliwack Chiefs, Sat, March 1

UFV and the Chilliwack Chiefs Hockey Club invite you to UFV Night, Saturday, March 1 at 7 p.m. The Chiefs take on the Coquitlam Express at Chilliwack’s Prospera Centre, for their last home game of the season. Tickets are $15, including a burger and large pop, with $1 going to the UFV Chilliwack Chiefs Scholarship […]