Capacity building and culture change
Increased capacity at Canadian universities to integrate equity, diversity and inclusion in their teaching, research and governance.
1. Build institutional capacity to support an equitable, diverse and inclusive organizational culture.
2. Build institutional capacity and culture to recruit diverse students, staff, faculty and administrators, and support their success.
3. Build institutional capacity and culture to integrate equity, diversity and inclusion considerations in research, teaching and learning.
Increased availability of results from equity, diversity and inclusion initiatives to inform institutional practices and public policy development.
4. Conduct a regular survey of member institutions and make quantitative and qualitative data available for benchmarking and comparative analysis.
5. Have members, on an annual basis, re-affirm their institutional commitment to the Inclusive Excellence Principles.
6. Foster the replication and scaling-up of best practices.
Increased engagement in national public policy conversations to provide thought leadership on equity, diversity and inclusion.
7. Position university experts as thought leaders in national conversations on equity, diversity and inclusion.
8. Raise awareness among government, private and community sector stakeholders of the Inclusive Excellence Principles and collaborate on activities to implement them.
9. Recognize successful university leaders.
Increased federal support to advance equity, diversity and inclusion at Canadian universities.
10. Promote investments in the K-12 pipeline, in student aid, mobility and work-integrated learning opportunities, scholarships, research grants, and programming to enhance and scale-up progress in achieving Inclusive Excellence at Canadian universities.