Members of the general public as well as representatives from business, labour, education, community groups and the government joined UBC President Martha Piper at the university's second annual general meeting held in downtown Vancouver today.
The meeting updated the public on progress being made in implementing Trek 2000, UBC's vision for the next century. It reflected on the important attributes and qualities that define a university.
Faculty, staff, students and all members of the UBC community are invited to join Piper and the Board of Governors for the second campus annual general meeting on Oct. 19 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.
Some of the recent accomplishments of UBC students, faculty, staff and alumni will be presented in a multimedia format.
In addition to Piper, UBC Chancellor William Sauder, Harold Kalke, chair of UBC's Board of Governors, Linda Thorstad, president of UBC's Alumni Association, Ryan Marshall, president of the Alma Mater Society and Margo Fryer, a PhD candidate working on UBC's Downtown Eastside presence, will address the meeting.
There will be an opportunity to ask questions at the end of the meeting and copies of UBC's annual report will be available.
The report is also available on the Web at www.publicaffairs.ubc.ca.