Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 76.02
Liaison Rochelle Owen
Submission Date July 21, 2021

STARS v2.2

Dalhousie University
PA-5: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.33 / 2.00 Meghan Wagstaff
Senior Institutional Analyst
DALHOUSIE ANALYTICS
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Does the institution have a diversity and equity committee, office, and/or officer tasked by the administration or governing body to advise on and implement policies, programs, and trainings related to diversity, equity, inclusion and human rights?:
Yes

Does the committee, office and/or officer focus on students, employees, or both?:
Both students and employees

A brief description of the diversity and equity committee, office and/or officer, including purview and activities:

Yes, the university has a diversity and equality office. [https://www.dal.ca/dept/hres/equity---inclusion.html] The new role of Vice-Provost Equity & Inclusion was created at Dalhousie in 2019, and is held by Dr. Theresa Rajack Talley. She is accountable for the progress and continued development of Dalhousie’s Diversity and Inclusiveness Strategy, provides leadership to the Human Rights & Equity Services team, and advises the executive and other administrative and academic leaders on issues of human rights, diversity, inclusion and equity. [www.dal.ca/news/2019/07/24/dal-set-to-welcome-new-leadership-in-equity-and-inclusion.html ]


Estimated proportion of students that has participated in that has participated in cultural competence, anti-oppression, anti-racism, and/or social inclusion trainings and activities:
Some

Estimated proportion of academic staff that has participated in cultural competence, anti-oppression, anti-racism, and/or social inclusion trainings and activities:
Some

Estimated proportion of non-academic staff that has participated in cultural competence, anti-oppression, anti-racism, and/or social inclusion trainings and activities:
Some

A brief description of the institution’s cultural competence, anti-oppression, anti-racism, and/or social inclusion trainings and activities:

Human Rights and Equity Services offers many workshops on a regular basis that focus on diversity and inclusion education serving staff, student and faculty. Dalhousie also has an annual Respect Week that encourages respect, diversity, and inclusion through accessible activities, workshops, and safe spaces. See more here at: https://www.dal.ca/dept/hres/equity---inclusion.html; https://www.dal.ca/dept/hres/education-campaigns.html


Website URL where information about the institution’s diversity and equity office or trainings is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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