The two boast very different backgrounds — Ehrenholz is currently president of the Engineering Undergraduate Society (EUS). Scott has founded his own club, served as treasurer of his frat and held the position of vice-chair of the AMS SAC.
Want to know who is running for election in the AMS, Board of Governors and Senate? FInd out right here. This list was last updated this afternoon, but Senate still retains the highest number of candidates — 14 in total.
The AMS submitted recommendations to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government services during the budget consultations, none of which were adopted. AMS VP External hopes to see advocacy be continually pushed forward.
Cowin has already stayed with the university for over four years, leaving a long legacy. When asked what she is most proud of doing in her time here, Cowin named increased mental well-being of students and a more solidified portfolio.
The elected members — totalling eight and representing students, faculty and administrators from both UBC Vancouver and UBCO — stated that they were engaged in the process which ultimately led to the resignation of Gupta.
Behind the scenes, things aren't as clean as a perfectly positioned ’60s car on top of the campus clock tower. However, this is all hypothetical — who knows if the EUS is responsible. Whether or not, look back on some of the mischief.
“We don't know if it’s a hate crime or not. We have nothing to say that it is a hate crime right yet. There’s no motivating factor yet to determine if it’d be a hate crime,” said Sergeant Drew Grainger of the RCMP.
UBC faculty members have signed a petition asking that the Faculty Association "bring a motion to its membership expressing no confidence in the UBC Board of Governors." The last month has highlighted a number of concerns for the FA and others.
The protest was organized by a grassroots group of faculty "who have had enough of the kind of bad governance that goes on at this university," said Mark Mac Lean, president of the faculty association and also the first to speak to the crowd.
Yesterday, a number of files that were meant to be excluded from the 861 page document pertaining to Gupta's surprise resignation last August went public. The error appeared to be simply in how the files were uploaded.
“Information that has come out from freedom of information requests, as well as Wednesday’s leak of documents, has justified our concern that the Board of Governors had acted via secret, in camera processes,” the Faculty Association (FA).
Reddit has cracked the case about why former President Arvind Gupta resigned, discovering a number of documents in the release package that contain no redactions unlike its heavily blacked out counterpoint.
The BC Human Rights Tribunal has made a decision to accept the case of Lorna June McCue, who argues that UBC's mandate for scholars to publish in academic journals runs counter to indigenous oral traditions.
The release package regarding former President Arvind Gupta's resignation was finally released after months of waiting. The package is 850 pages in length and is heavily redacted, leaving the ultimate reason of Gupta's departure still unknown.
Once again, the expected dump of Freedom of Information requests pertaining to former President Gupta's resignation has been delayed — this time without an official end date coming from the university.