President statements

All of the President’s public statements are compiled here, including recent messages to the SFU community.

  • January 05, 2022

    Following extensive community consultation, an international search, and approval of the SFU Board of Governors, Dr. Yabome Gilpin-Jackson will be SFU’s first Vice-President, People, Equity and Inclusion (VPPEI). She will begin April 15, 2022.

  • December 23, 2021

    SFU will begin the spring term with a temporary, two-week shift to remote learning and teaching for lectures and seminars. These temporary measures will be in effect January 10 – 24.

  • December 20, 2021

    I’m finding it difficult to come up with a few short sentences to sum up the extraordinary year we’ve had together.

  • November 29, 2021

    Earlier this year, a group of community members from across the university was brought together to provide recommendations for how we can have a meaningful conversation with the SFU community about personal safety on our campuses.

  • November 01, 2021

    University takes the next step in multi-year carbon reduction strategy.

  • October 13, 2021

    These past weeks have been a whirlwind of activity! It is invigorating to see our campuses once again bustling with life and energy.