December 2016

Happy Holidays!

From our office to yours, we would like to extend our very best wishes to each of you and hope you have a happy, safe and relaxing holiday season!

– the CAUBO National Office in Ottawa

2017 Q&P Awards: Show us your best!

The CAUBO Q&P Awards are the Oscars of best practices in higher education administration. There are cash prizes, a ceremony at the annual conference, a dedicated section in the summer issue of University Manager, and videos featuring the winning projects. The best way for us to show you what the selection committee look for in a winning project is by showing you those videos. You’ll see that the most successful ideas and projects are often dazzling in their simplicity.

Ready to see your university’s project on the big screens at the 2017 conference? Complete the application form online and tell us why you should be a Q&P award winner!

The submission deadline for the 2017 Awards is January 13, 2017. So go ahead – show off your achievements! We’re waiting to reward them.

Our members are amazing – help us honour them!

Do you know a CAUBO member whose dedication and commitment to volunteerism on behalf of their field is too great to be ignored? Nominate him or her for a 2017 CAUBO Recognition Award!

It’s the perfect way to acknowledge and thank someone for their valuable contributions to higher education administration in Canada. It’s well worth the effort to do so – past winners say that being recognized by their peers is incredibly fulfilling and meaningful to them. If you think you know someone who fits that description but aren’t sure about nominating them, check out the criteria for the member-nominated recognition awards as well as some past recipients:

  • The Emerging Leader Award honours future leaders in the higher education field.
  • The Ken Clements Distinguished Administrator Award recognizes an administrator who has made an extraordinary contribution to the advancement of higher education administration and has demonstrated outstanding leadership.
  • The Leadership in Learning Award  recognizes outstanding individual contributions to CAUBO professional development activities, including the annual conference, pre-conference seminars, online course, workshops and webinars.

The awards will be presented in a special ceremony on the Tuesday morning of the CAUBO 2017 Annual Conference in Ottawa. Nominate a colleague online before nominations close April 7, 2017.

Discover the Capital Advantage at CAUBO 2017 in Ottawa!

As Canada celebrates its 150th birthday and Carleton University turns 75, come to the nation’s capital to experience the excitement and to get inspired with your peers at CAUBO 2017. Capitalize on this unique opportunity to explore how we can tap into our “capital” – our people, our knowledge and our resources.

There is no better time to discover the Capital Advantage in Ottawa, June 11-13, 2017. Registration for the conference will open in February 2017, but you can book your conference accommodations now. Hotel information is available on the CAUBO 2017 website.

Watch for program details on the CAUBO 2017 website in mid-February, 2017 and for the conference section in the Spring 2017 issue of University Manager for full program details. We look forward to seeing many of you in Ottawa in June 2017!

Pat Hibbitts Professional Development Bursary – APPLY NOW!

In honour of Pat Hibbitts, a long standing CAUBO member and contributor, and in support of her commitment to continuing education, CAUBO has established a professional development bursary. Each year, CAUBO will extend a complimentary conference registration (including a pre-conference seminar) to one institutional member.

The deadline to submit applications for the bursary is January 31, 2017. The winner will be notified by in February 2017. Download an application form today!