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Equity

BY DIANE PETERS | May 26 2022

As the number of job ads aimed at under-represented groups grows, it’s garnering attention and generating controversy both in Canada and south of the border.

BY ANTHONY MOUNG YIN CHAN | May 24 2022

The cultural dimension is particularly important as Canadian universities enroll more and more international students.

BY SPARROW MCGOWAN | April 14 2022

Researchers in Quebec and Alberta are undertaking a range of initiatives to help marginalized communities over the next 3 years.

BY TAYO BERO | March 22 2022

The BRN aims to make Black scholars feel supported as well as provide them with a community of peers who can help them navigate their research journey.

BY EMILY BARON CADLOFF | March 14 2022

Even before the pandemic, women professors had to deal with a different set of expectations.

BY NATHAN ANDREWS | February 25 2022

While celebrating the achievements of Black colleagues is important, we need to acknowledge that it can also be exhausting and even harmful.

BY JENNIFER S. SIMPSON | January 28 2022

The work of equity asks leaders to support movement toward justice, even when we cannot always foresee or predict the path forward.

BY CATHERINE COUTURIER | January 03 2022

Launched in 2019, the program is preparing to enter new stages, despite the pandemic.

BY UA/AU | December 30 2021

As an eventful 2021 comes to an end, here are the stories and issues that shaped the year in Canadian higher education. Re-enjoy some of our award-winning content during your holiday break. And in the spirit of the season, share this newsletter with anyone in your network who may not know about UA. Stories that […]

BY UA/AU | December 23 2021

Stories we’re thinking about at year’s end.

BY SHAUNA MCGINN | December 15 2021

Sexual minorities are still experiencing barriers to care, says a professor overhauling curriculum at Dalhousie University.

BY TAYO BERO | December 02 2021

Universities and colleges across Canada now have a new set of guidelines to address racism and promote Black inclusion at their institutions.

BY PAMELA SUGIMAN | November 25 2021

University leaders need to recognize that each of us is at a different stage in our journey toward equity, justice and self-determination, and that racism within the academy cannot be swept away with one brush.

BY CHARLENE LEWIS-SUTHERLAND & SANIA HAMEED | November 24 2021

A recent CACUSS panel shed light on the realities that many racialized staff face.

BY SUMMER COWLEY | November 18 2021

Institutional mobility is key for women to move up in the academic leadership and prestige ladders.

BY AMEIL JOSEPH, JULIET DANIEL, BONNY IBHAWOH, JAMAL DEEN, DANIEL COLEMAN, ALPHA ABEBE, FAITH OGUNKOYA & LYDIA KAPIRIRI | November 17 2021

How McMaster University’s Black Excellence Cohort hiring initiative was formed.

BY IVAN JOSEPH | October 28 2021

Changing how we view qualifications in the academy is vital.

BY JULIE CAFLEY | October 27 2021

An expert on leadership in higher education explores the reasons women are less likely to be appointed president, and why so many have unfinished mandates.

BY JULIE CAFLEY | October 26 2021

The two former university presidents speak with an academic who studies higher education leadership and governance about improving opportunities for women.

BY EMILY BARON CADLOFF | September 08 2021

A new report looks at outcomes for new graduates with disabilities. Advocates of disability rights say this data is not new or surprising.