THE CHANGING WORK ENVIRONMENT DEMANDS AN EVOLVING POST-SECONDARY ECOSYSTEM, VOLUME 9, ISSUE 2, SEPT 2019 British Columbia’s employers don’t need to be told they’re living in times of enormous complexity and constant disruption. Between artificial intelligence, the gig economy and constantly changing and advancing technologies, organizations of all kinds find the business terrain shifting incessantly under their feet.  Read the article…..

Deborah Saucier Next President of Vancouver Island University

Vancouver Island University’s (VIU’s) Board of Governors is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Deborah Saucier as the university’s next president and vice-chancellor. Saucier, who starts a five-year term on July 4, 2019, is an accomplished neuroscientist, dedicated educator and university administrator with a deep commitment to Indigenous education and reconciliation. Originally from Saskatoon with Métis heritage and connections to Vancouver Island through both her education and her family, Saucier comes to VIU from MacEwan University in Edmonton, where she has … Continued

Letter to Minister Yamamoto

February 28, 2012 Dear Minister Yamamoto: The presidents of British Columbia’s post secondary institutions are writing regarding Budget and Fiscal Plan 2012/13 – 2014/15, tabled in the Legislature on February 21 by Finance Minister Kevin Falcon. As a sector, we take very seriously our commitment to fiscal prudence and financial discipline and appreciate that this is fundamental to Budget 2012. We look forward to the meeting to be convened by Deputy Minister, Cheryl Wenezenki-Yolland, with the institutional presidents to discuss … Continued

BCAIU Data Analysis Fall 2009

Enrolment in Fall 2009 What proportion of all B.C. post-secondary students were enrolled in BCAIU institutions in fall 2009? “Over a quarter (27%) of these students were enrolled in one of the eight BCAIU institutions and an approximately equal proportion were enrolled in colleges.” Over 257 thousand students were enrolled in the B.C. post-secondary system in the fall of 2009. Over a quarter (27%) of these students were enrolled in one of the eight BCAIU institutions and an approximately equal … Continued