Liang campaigned on a platform of streamlining financial operations within the AMS and its constituent organizations, and further developing the relationship between her portfolio and the AMS’s 50,000 student members.
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The administrative unit that manages these networks is UBC Information Technology (IT), and it collects data such as Campus-Wide Login (CWL) usernames, the media access control (MAC) address of users' devices and location.
In the November 12 submission, AMS President Chris Hakim and GSS President Nicolas Romualdi voiced their concerns in regards to how UBC has been seeking consultation from students-at-large instead of elected student leaders.
The faculty’s efforts have also extended beyond recruitment initiatives and into trying to address some of the more insidious issues that confront women once they enter engineering programs.
Now over 40 years old, UBC’s Statement on Academic Freedom has not been reviewed or revised since its inception.
Due to the rejection of Adshade’s application, the two other faculty members running, math professor Dr. Mark Mac Lean and education professor Dr. Anna Kindler were acclaimed to the position.
AMS VP Finance Lucia Liang attributed the increase to a variety of factors, one being that the AMS could no longer invest exclusively into fixed income securities.
A last-minute deal between the transit workers’ union and TransLink has averted a three-day bus system shutdown that would have left many commuter students, staff and faculty scrambling to find alternate ways to campus.
Committee Chair Nancy McKenzie brought forward a motion recommending the Board conduct financial and legal reports into the possibility of fully divesting its $1.71 billion Main Endowment Pool and $1.82-billion Staff Pension Plan.
The changes occurred due to a Memorandum of Understanding between UBC and the AMS whereby UBC took on the full costs of running Empower Me.
Since its founding nine years ago, Thrive had always been a week-long series of events. But this year, the campaign has been extended to be a whole month to align better with other existing mental health campaigns.
Less than $5,000 is needed to contract security workers who will monitor the Nest during extended hours, according to Evans.
The committee met to consider a motion authorizing UBC to transfer funds from its Trek Endowment to the Sustainable Future Pool, a low-carbon fund that excludes fossil fuel investments.
The accommodations will take the form of specialized counselling and mental health support, social and recreational opportunities, professional development courses and priority housing.
TransLink identified recruitment and retention as a significant challenge in their latest business plan, attributing the turnover to a highly competitive market and a lack of trained professionals.