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UBC faculty vote Non-confidence in Board

Members of the University of British Columbia Faculty Association (UBCFA) have voted overwhelmingly in support of a motion of non-confidence in the institution's Board of Governors.  

The vote of non-confidence passed with 62% in favour, and 38% opposed. 

Votes of this nature are rarely held at post-secondary institutions in Canada, and are only conducted in cases where senior officials are perceived to have acted contrary to fundamental academic values. 

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Angela Regnier, Communications Officer, Canadian Association of University Teachers; 613-726-5186 (o); 613-601-6304 (cell)