Land to expand

June 2010

UBC’s Okanagan campus doubled its land area with the $8.78-million purchase of 103.6 hectares (256 acres) of North Glenmore farmland from the City of Kelowna. “Together, we are building an outstanding university campus in the Okanagan and an extraordinary UBC system in British Columbia,” said then-UBC President Stephen Toope. “Today, we are effectively doubling our land area, creating a resource that will help ensure our long-term future,” added Doug Owram, then-Deputy Vice Chancellor and Principal of the Okanagan campus.