Western's hiring practices: diversity
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
Hiring at Western by the numbers
by Rank and Gender
Equality, without reverse discrimination
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
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