UBC receives $2-million endowment for study of human sexuality

June 4, 2009

An anonymous donor has given the University of British Columbia $1.7 million to establish Canada's largest university endowment fund for the study of human relationships and sexuality. The donation was made in honour of the late Jane Rule, a lesbian literary icon who taught at UBC for nearly 15 years. The Jane Rule Endowment for the Study of Human Relationships will support programs relating to the study of sexual orientation, race, and gender. UBC News Release