Equity, diversity and inclusion at Canadian universities - Progress, with an ongoing
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Equity, diversity and inclusion at Canadian universities - Progress, with an ongoing

20 October 2023


This is observed in three key In a series of seven principles, they made clear the areas: 1) structural changes, 2) policies and practices, vital importance of a diversity of identity and thought and 3) campus culture. [...] Nevertheless, Universities opportunity; identifying and addressing structural Canada and its members recognize that gaps remain, barriers to, and providing supports for, the recruitment and ongoing efforts across all campuses to meet the and retention of senior university leaders, faculty, commitments made through the Inclusive Excellence staff and students, particularly from underrepresented Prin. [...] A closer Indigenizing campuses and advancing reconciliation look at structural changes, policies and practices with Indigenous Peoples at universities in Canada is and campus culture illustrate how some of these a core priority for our member institutions and our priorities have been implemented and continue organization. [...] on EDI related policies, procedures and protocols; organize events to raise awareness about and • Self-identification data is used in a variety of ways communicate the importance of EDI; and provide at universities. [...] In addition to these strategies and plans (64%); developing and activities, the survey highlights the following reporting on Canada Research Chairs action plans structural changes: (60%); informing student recruitment (51%); and informing staff and faculty recruitment, retention • 91% of universities surveyed have an EDI task and promotion processes (51%).

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