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Marnie Wright new Associate Vice President of Human Resources at UFV

Marnie Wright joined the University of the Fraser Valley as Associate Vice-President of Human Resources on June 18, 2018. Marnie brings 20 years of experience in human resource management in the educational field to her role at UFV. Most recently, she was the Associate Superintendent of Human Resources for the Abbotsford School District.  Highlights of […]

Laura Authier joins UFV as Director of Marketing

Laura Authier is the new Director of Marketing at the University of the Fraser Valley. Authier brings an innovative vision for the educational sector and over 20 years of marketing experience. She has experience with the complexities of the digital and social media marketing landscape and has worked in both the education and private sectors. […]

Hodges new Dean of Health Sciences at UFV

Dr. Alastair Hodges has been appointed Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at UFV. As an associate professor in Kinesiology, Hodges most recently held the positions of Department Head of Kinesiology and Acting Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at UFV. He previously held faculty positions at Dalhousie University and the University of […]

UFV celebrates 2018 long-service employees

It’s the sign of a great workplace when employees stick around for a decade or three. UFV celebrated some of these long-serving employees at a special dinner at the Quality Inn on April 11, 2018. Interim president Jackie Hogan congratulated those marking significant anniversaries at UFV this year, noting that she’d been right there with […]

UFV named one of BC’s Top Employers for fourth year

It’s getting to be a habit. For the fourth year running, the University of the Fraser Valley has been named one of BC’s Top Employers. UFV was selected because, among other reasons and criteria met, the university: encourages lifelong learning with tuition subsidies for courses related to an employees’ current role, subsidies for professional accreditation […]

UFV celebrates long-serving employees at special evening

In 1982, Ian McAskill was a young economics graduate looking for a place to teach. He found Fraser Valley College, decided he liked it here, and stayed for the next 35 years, through two major changes (from college to university-college and then to university). Once one of the youngest faculty members, he’s now a veteran. […]

UFV honoured at FV Cultural Diversity AND United Way of FV awards

UFV was recognized for its efforts in creating an inclusive environment at the recent Fraser Valley Diversity Awards. The university received the inclusive environment award in the medium to large organization category. UFV’s commitment to fostering a holistically inclusive environment encompasses workplace practices and policies, academic programming, and initiatives. See Province social columnist Fred Lee’s […]

UFV one of BC’s Top Employers for third year in a row

The University of the Fraser Valley has completed a hat-trick as a leading employer in BC. For the third year running, UFV has been named one of BC’s Top Employers. UFV was selected because it offers employees: • competitive salaries • an excellent benefits package • generous vacations • professional development support • a commitment […]

UFV earns HR award alongside prestigious universities

WorldatWork, a non-profit human resources association and compensation authority, has awarded UFV its Seal of Distinction for 2017. UFV is one of 160 organizations honored. North American educational organizations receiving the seal include MIT; Yale; University of California, Davis; NC State University; Arizona State University; and Johns Hopkins University to name a few. UFV joins the […]

How the United Way helps: one family’s story

If you wish to support the United Way of the Fraser Valley, please download and complete this fillable pledge form and return it to Human Resources in Abbotsford. ufv.ca/united-way You just never know when you might need the type of help funded by the United Way of the Fraser Valley. Just ask Chilliwack’s Kim Gemmell. […]