UBC President looks to engage entire community to improve UBC governance

August 29, 2016

“I want to hear from faculty, staff, and students and shape a collective vision of where we want to go,” says UBC President Santa Ono in an interview with Global News. Ono’s comment comes in response to the question of how he plans to meet the governance challenges faced by UBC since former President Arvind Gupta’s resignation in August 2015. “Universities are incredibly resilient institutions and I don’t know of any university in their history that hasn’t had periods of challenge,” Ono says, adding that he is not “a top-down kind of person” and that he plans to draw on his successes as President of the University of Cincinnati to improve UBC with the help of the entire university community. Global News