Tag: equity

Editorial: Report on systemic discrimination in McGill faculty reveals the need for action

Last month, the Ad Hoc Working Group on Systemic Discrimination—commissioned by the Joint Board-Senate Committee on Equity—released a comprehensive report based on a survey of tenure-track and tenured faculty at McGill. The report gave a glimpse of the ongoing forms of discrimination, such as racism and sexism, that permeate the[Read More…]

SSMU hosts panel on diversity in academia

McGill staff has seen little change in diversity since the 2008 implentation of an employment equity policy. Students and faculty came together to discuss issues of employment equity this past Thursday at a panel entitled Diversity In Academia. Hosted by the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU), the panel featured[Read More…]

SSMU VP Internal profile: Alexei Simakov

Alexei Simakov is a U4 International Development Studies student running uncontested for the position of Vice-President (VP) Internal of the Students' Society of McGill University (SSMU).  Equity, inclusivity, and accessibility With regards to overseeing and implementing equity and inclusivity at SSMU related events, Simakov believes that current efforts by SSMU[Read More…]

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