Letting the light in

Looking beyond the pandemic

Dear Colleagues, Here we are, deep into November, which is competing aggressively against April for the title of “cruelest month.” The curve that we flattened over summer is bending upward again, returning us to our household bubbles. I’m particularly missing daylight and sunshine – as I draft this message in the late afternoon of a grey, … Read more

EDI Action Plan & Town Hall

EDI Action Plan

UFV held a EDI Action Plan & Town Hall last week. My thanks go out to those of you who participated in the live session and submitted questions. For those of you who couldn’t participate in the live event, here’s a recording.  If you have any feedback or questions, please reach out: Email the … Read more

September 1 Virtual Town Hall

Town Hall

UFV held a term-opening virtual town hall last week My thanks go out to those of you who participated in the live session and submitted questions. For those of you who couldn’t participate in the live event, here’s a recording.  If you have any feedback or questions, please reach out: Email the President’s Office Email … Read more

Message to UFV Graduates

UFV graduates: Today would have been convocation day, and as you know, we’re not able to gather together right now the way we have in the past. Instead, I’m reaching out via a video to encourage you, congratulate you, and express my profound admiration for how you’ve responded to the challenge of the past few … Read more

Fall plan for UFV: a message from President MacLean

Looking beyond the pandemic

Dear Students, This has been an extremely challenging time for students and I know you have many questions about what your university experience will look like this Fall. Although I don’t yet have the answers to all your questions, I’m pleased to be able to share with you how we plan to approach the Fall … Read more

The importance of community

Hello everyone, When I first joined UFV and moved to the Fraser Valley, I knew immediately that I had come to a very special place. People here take the idea of community seriously. There’s a sense of connection, responsibility, and possibility that binds us to this place and to each other. And with the health … Read more