November 6, 2003  
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CAMPUS LIFE

Western's hiring practices: diversity and quality?

In 1955, the notion of a woman being hired for the same job as a man was simply unheard of. Now, nearly five decades later, one can't argue we don't live in progressive times; however, has hiring really become a level playing field for women and minority groups?


Hiring at Western by the numbers

Faculty Distribution
by Rank and Gender
2002-03


Equality, without reverse discrimination

Kats got your tongue

When dealing with the issue of "affirmative action" or "employment equity" it is important to remember not to throw out the baby with the bath water.


Written in stone

The University of Western Ontario recognizes that Employment Equity is a value at the core of its mandate as a community leader and an institution of higher learning.... [this] does not mean hiring members of the designated groups over better-qualified candidates; it means ensuring that employment systems do not adversely affect designated group members.


Does U of T make the grade? Employment equity examined

At Ontario universities, diversity and equity within the faculty population is often heard as a theme from institutional leaders. Yet, are these words followed by actions? How does one measure whether faculties are, in fact, on course to diversify their professoriate?


On equality...


 

 

 

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