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- Chancellor’s Installation: the Honourable Steven Lewis Point
Chancellor’s Installation: the Honourable Steven Lewis Point
A digital event available online only, presented by UBC Ceremonies and Events
The Installation of UBC’s 19th Chancellor, the Honourable Steven Lewis Point, O.B.C. (xwĕ lī qwĕl tĕl).
“Steven Point is truly an inspiration, not only for the UBC community, but all of BC,” said UBC Board of Governors Chair Michael Korenberg. “Steven has demonstrated exemplary leadership through his decades of outstanding service to the people of British Columbia and we are thrilled that he is returning to UBC to bring his vast knowledge and experience to the University.”
Point is a member of the Skowkale First Nation and has advocated for Indigenous people throughout his career, pressing for greater recognition of their contributions and their fuller involvement in all aspects of life in British Columbia.
“I am incredibly honoured to become UBC’s next Chancellor,” said Point. “My father is from the Musqueam Nation and I’ve always felt a personal connection to this land. I look forward to returning to my alma mater and working alongside students, faculty, academic leaders and the broader community to advance the university’s vision.”