Renowned advocate for social justice and human rights named associate vice-president of equity, diversity and inclusion
Funding continues commitment to systemic change, marks ‘crucial moment’ in history
University stands with Indigenous students, staff and faculty
With the launch of a new strategic plan, the next chapter in Western’s future takes shape
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New academic-development modules to support Western instructors in decolonizing their curriculum
Western remembers lives of four Londoners – including a PhD student and her alumnus husband – killed in what police are calling a hate crime.
University and affiliates condemn racist attack
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The program matches LGBTQ+-identifying faculty members and resident physicians as mentors to medical students.
A report authored by Western alumni examines anti-Black racism through a public health lens.
Group will advise and support Western’s future associate vice-president of equity, diversity and inclusion
The new fellowships will support and increase representation among students heading towards academic and industry careers.
Western shone an unblinking spotlight on the scourge of racism and the shadows of colonialism.
As they work to embed equity, diversity and inclusion principles into institutional structure, Western’s first anti-racism advisors are asking the campus community to join them in their journey.
Dr. Nicole Kaniki and Dr. Bertha Garcia will help Western lay the foundation for a sustained strategy to combat racism on campus.
Western will create a new leadership role and an advisory council that will guide university-wide efforts to develop a sustained strategy for tackling racism on campus and in the world.
The campus community will have an opportunity to offer input into the university’s anti-racism efforts as part of a series of listening sessions scheduled for next month.
The university’s anti-racism working group is expected to begin its meeting this month as it works to identify policy gaps and to counter racism on campus, members of Western’s Board of Governors were told Thursday.
A working group exploring race relations across campus will begin its work in December with the aim of issuing a report on its findings in early March, Western officials announced.