The elected members of the Board represent the university, and no one else.
From outside the room, today’s secret Board meeting was a disrespectful farce brought to you by a bunch of people who think they’re the smartest people in the room, and that everyone else on campus is a complete fucking moron.
Dear UBC Development Office and Donors, I want to express my gratitude to the UBC Development Office. Recently, you sent me an unusually thought-provoking survey. It mentioned a scholarship I had been awarded as a second-year undergraduate student, way back in 2003. You explained that you were hoping to encourage donors to keep donating, so [...]
In addition to Gupta’s $450,000 severance, hiring the next president will cost just as much too.
To summarize, John Montalbano and Lindsay Gordon do not have offices. They cannot be reached by email. They cannot be reached by phone. The two most powerful men at UBC are ghosts.
It’s in his contract.