Stats on equity, diversity and inclusion at Canadian universities
By the numbers
In 2016-2017, 40% of full-time faculty at Canadian universities were women, up from 36.6% in 2010.
25women university presidents
In November 2019, women university presidents make up 26% of Universities Canada's membership, up from 20% in 2015.
71%increasing Indigenous leadership
Well over two-thirds of Canada’s universities are working to include Indigenous representation within their governance or leadership structures.
70%partnering with Indigenous communities
Just over 70% of universities have a partnership with Indigenous communities and organizations to foster dialogue and reconciliation.
55%increase in Indigenous academic programs
Since 2013 there has been a 55% increase in the number of academic programs that include an Indigenous focus or are designed for Indigenous students.