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Academic Planning Board records

Sub-sub-series consists of records relating to meetings of the Academic Planning Board. Records include minutes and supporting papers and a reference manual.

Technical University of British Columbia. Board of Governors. Academic Planning Board

Academic issues - general records

Sub-sub-series consists of records relating to the establishment and development of academic programs, policies, and procedures for TechBC. Activities and topics documented include faculty and staff policy and procedures; academic planning; student admissions, scholarships, and tuition; course and program development; activities of the Degree Program Review Committee; development of an Education Management System; faculty meetings; activities of the Program Advisory Committees for the Information Technology, Interactive Arts, Management and Technology, and Multimedia Studies programs; student council development; and activities of the University Review Committee, Faculty Promotions Committee, and TechBC Award Committee. Records include reports and proposals; minutes, agendas and supporting papers; correspondence; program outlines; terms of reference; requests for proposals; and notes.

Administration - general records

Sub-series consists of records relating to the administration of TechBC. Activities, events and topics documented include the planning and establishment of the University and its services; the goals, mission and values of the University; its economic mandate; official university committees; and university history. Includes minutes of the Priorities Implementation Group and some records relating to the University Ethics Research Committee and the Knowledge Assets Management Sub-group. Records include correpondence; minutes, terms of reference and supporting papers; reports, position papers, and briefs; legislation; lists; and reference material.

Audit Committee records

Sub-sub-series consists of records relating to the activities of the Audit Committee, sometimes also referred to as the Finance and Audit Committee. Activities, events and topics documented include Committee meetings, budget preparation, and correspondence with the Auditor General's Office. Records include terms of reference; minutes and supporting papers; correspondence; financial statements; and an information package.

Technical University of British Columbia. Board of Governors. Audit Committee

Business and Finance Committee records

Sub-sub-series consists of records relating to the Business and Finance Commitee. Activities, events and topics documented include Committee meetings and membership, and University budgets and financial issues. Records include minutes and supporting papers; correspondence; budgets and financial statements; and membership lists.

Technical University of British Columbia. Board of Governors. Business and Finance Committee

Campus development records

Sub-sub-series consists of records relating to the determination and development of a permanent location for the University. Activities, events and topics documented include temporary accommodation arrangements; the consideration of various sites; negotiations with the Provincial government for a permanent location; negotiations with the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) for the Surrey City Central site; the design of and acquisition of funds for the building at the City Central site; and the development of a facilities program for the City Central campus. Records include correspondence; reports, briefs, and working papers; minutes and supporting papers; agreements; financial reports; promotional material; and architectural drawings.

Executive Committee records

Sub-sub-series consists of records relating to the activities of the Executive Committee of the Board. Records include minutes and supporting papers, and a membership list.

Technical University of British Columbia. Board of Governors. Executive Committee

Human Resources Committee records

Sub-sub-series consists of records relating to the activities of the Human Resources Committee, originally named the Employee Relations Committee. Includes also some records pertaining to meetings of the TechBC Pension Committee and the Senior Compensation Committee. Records include minutes and supporting papers, and a membership list.

Technical University of British Columbia. Board of Governors. Human Resources Committee

Liaison - BC universities records

Sub-sub-series consists of records relating to TechBC's relations with other universities in British Columbia, including Royal Roads University, the University of Northern B.C., and the University of Victoria. Also included are records pertaining to the proposed Sea to Sky University Project. Records include correspondence; reports and presentations; academic, education and business plans; newspaper articles; promotional material, and invitations.

Liaison - associations and councils records

Sub-sub-series consists of records relating to TechBC's liaison and co-operation activities with various associations, committees and councils, provincially, nationally, and in the United States. Includes records relating to TechBC's involvement with the Advanced Education Council of BC (AECBC), Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC), BC Council on Admissions & Transfers (BCCAT), Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT), Confederation of University Faculty Associations of BC (CUFA/BC), Ministry Joint Planning Committee, Society for College & University Planning (SCUP), The University President's Council (TUPC), and University Public Sector Employees Association (UPSEA). Records include correspondence; minutes and supporting papers; reports, papers, speeches and presentations; promotional and conference material; newsletters and newspaper articles.

Liaison - external committees and associations records

Sub-sub-series consists of records relating to TechBC's participation in non-University committees and associations of an educational, technological and scientific nature. Includes committees and associations at the local, provincial and national level. Among the committees and associations represented in the records are the Lower Mainland Education CEOs (G-27 and G-28), the Provincial Learning Network (PLNet), Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI), and Canadian Network for the Advancement of Research, Industry and Education (CANARIE Inc.). Activities, events and topics documented include TechBC's involvement in collaborative projects, applications for grants and funding, and participation at meetings, conferences and special events. Records include correspondence; reports and papers; minutes; speeches and presentations; grant applications and financial statements; notes; and newsletters and press releases.

Liaison - government - federal records

Sub-sub-series consists of records relating to TechBC's correspondence and co-operation and liaison activities with the Federal Government, including government councils, commissions and committees. Records include correspondence, reports, booklets and press releases.

Liaison - government - municipal records

Sub-sub-series consists of records relating to TechBC's co-operation and liaison activities with various municipal governments, particularly the City of Surrey and the Greater Vancouver Regional District. Activities, events and topics documented include location proposals for the University and its eventual situation in Surrey, correspondence and meetings with the City of Surrey Council, meetings between TechBC and various community groups in Surrey, and TechBC's involvement in establishing community and economic development plans for the City of Surrey. Records include correspondence; minutes; reports; booklets, brochures and other promotional material; newspaper articles; and notes.

Liaison - government - provincial records

Sub-sub-series consists of records relating to TechBC's correspondence, co-operation and liaison activities, and general relations with the Provincial Government. Activities, events and topics documented include government funding and support for TechBC's development, including the designation of a permanent site; the President's participation in government committees, councils, summits and other meetings; correspondence and collaboration with MLAs, particularly Penny Priddy and Sue Hammell; liaison and co-operation with various Ministries, including the Ministry of Advanced Education, Training, and Technology, the Ministry of Labour, and the Ministry of Employment and Investment; and the government's support of post-secondary education and technology training in general. Records include correspondence; reports and briefing notes; minutes; booklets, newspaper articles, press releases, and newletters; presentations; and notes.

Liaison - post-secondary education records

Sub-sub-series consists of records relating to TechBC's liaison activities with other post-secondary institutions, and includes material regarding British Columbia universities, university-colleges, colleges, and institutes in general, as well as records relating to TechBC's relations with Canadian universities outside of British Columbia. Records include correspondence, reports, minutes, and newsletters.

Presidential Search Committee records

Sub-sub-series consists of records relating to the activities of the Presidential Search Committee, which was created in the fall of 2000 to select a successor to Bernard Sheehan. Records include terms of reference; membership lists; correspondence; press releases; a contract; and a curriculum vitae.

Technical University of British Columbia. Board of Governors. Presidential Search Committee

Research and external affairs records

Sub-sub-series consists of records relating to TechBC research and external affairs activities. Activities, events and topics documented include TechBC's efforts to establish partnerships and links with various private corporations and the public sector, including various scientific and research institutes and councils, in order to develop TechBC's research and educational programs; participation in projects and other collaborative activities with these groups, including participation in forums and on boards; acquisition of funding to support the University's research activities; and the development of TechBC Corporation, an applied research company owned by TechBC and created to develop new technologies, incubate new companies, supply consulting services, and provide education to high tech companies. Records include reports, proposals, and business plans; correspondence; agreements; applications; presentations; booklets, brochures, and promotional material; annual reports; agendas; notes; and press releases.

Senior Compensation Committee records

Sub-sub-series consists of records relating to the activities of the Senior Compensation Committee. Activities, events and topics documented include Committee meetings, as well as Presidential objectives, annual reports and contracts. Records include minutes and supporting papers; reports and correspondence; and contracts.

Technical University of British Columbia. Board of Governors. Senior Compensation Committee

University Review Committee

Sub-sub-series consists of records relating to the activities and composition of the University Review Committee. Records include correspondence, membership lists, and a course outline.

Technical University of British Columbia. Board of Governors. University Review Committee