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Western invests $6 million to support new EDI initiatives: Funding continues commitment to systemic change, marks crucial moment’ in history 

Initial funding of $4 million has been earmarked from the Provost’s Academic Renewal Fund to support the recruitment of Black and Indigenous faculty members starting this fall.  

A one-time allocation of $1 million will support EDI curriculum development across the university. Spearheaded by the Centre for Teaching and Learning, the EDI Pathways program aims to enhance instructors’ skills across three domains of inclusive education: foundational, pedagogical and curricular.  

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July 19, 2021
Universities Canada