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UBC Announces the President's Position Profile

UBC released a broadcast email today that included a pdf of the position profile for the 15th President and Vice-Chancellor of UBC. Read more about UBC Announces the President's Position Profile

UBC BOG Announces Dialogue with University Community

To read the statement on the University's website, please follow this link.

A Statement on Board Governance at UBC 

We are writing to the UBC community in our roles as the new Chair of the Board of Governors and the Interim President to address some of the issues that have been raised recently regarding Board governance. Read more about UBC BOG Announces Dialogue with University Community

AAPS Office will be closed Monday Febraury 8, 2016

AAPS Office Closed for on Monday February 8, 2016 for the stat holiday—Family Day

  • For the UBC calendar of statutory holidays please click here
  • To review Article 11 in the Collective Agreement that refers to statutory holidays and vacation, please click here

Members: Contact AAPS if you are asked to participate in the Dr. Gupta FOI Investigation

 

Dear Members,

Many of you have been following the release of the documents regarding Professor Gupta’s resignation as President of UBC. These documents were made available by UBC after a series of requests under the Freedom of Information Act. Subsequently, it was discovered that several unredacted attachments were released as part of the package. Read more about Members: Contact AAPS if you are asked to participate in the Dr. Gupta FOI Investigation

Suicide Awareness Day: How AAPS Supports Members

UBC’s Suicide Awareness Day is January 27th

REACH OUT: Help Prevent Suicide

Wear Orange to show your support

Get help now 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)


How AAPS Can Help

AAPS will be part of the street team on Suicide Awareness Day. Look for MSO Sharon Cory to be out and about! Read more about Suicide Awareness Day: How AAPS Supports Members

Your Input is Needed to Create the UBC Presidential Position Profile

Dear Members,

AAPS strongly encourages you to participate in the UBC Presidential Search by contributing your input to the presidential position profile. This profile will form the basis from which the executive search firm and Presidential Search Committee will recruit and evaluate potential candidates.

It is imperative that AAPS members play a role in developing the profile and have their experience and expectations understood by the Presidential Search Committee.

The Committee is seeking views and advice on the following: Read more about Your Input is Needed to Create the UBC Presidential Position Profile

An Update from AAPS Regarding the Reserve Fund Surplus

 

Dear AAPS Members,

As discussed at the 2015 Spring General Meeting and 2015 Fall AGM, the issue of the Association’s excess reserve was investigated, reported, and presented to you, as a web link, for feedback and suggestions on how the excess may be spent down.  Responses were required by November 30, 2015. Read more about An Update from AAPS Regarding the Reserve Fund Surplus

Get Ready for the New Year

If the start of the New Year signals an opportunity to get organized, here are a few ways to get started:

Your Budget:

The additional GWI will be implemented May 1, 2016

AAPS 2015/2016 budgeted Dues Holiday take place December 2015 and March 2016

The province announces MSP increase (if you have a spouse with MSP coverage, be sure to sign up for their plan) Read more about Get Ready for the New Year

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