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EDI Action Objectives

Details about McMaster’s strategic planning and management process are documented in:
Towards Inclusive Excellence: A Report on McMaster University’s EDI Strategy.

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Objective 1 explanation
Objective 1: To enhance campus community understanding of inclusive excellence as an institutional imperative, and to improve campus-wide EDI efficacy: short, medium and long-term priorities

 

Objective 2 explanation
Objective 2: To enhance systems and resources to support data-informed and evidence-based EDI related planning, decision-making and practice: short, medium and long-term priorities
Objective 3 explanation
Objective 3: To enhance inclusivity and opportunities for interdisciplinarity in curricula and scholarship across Departments and Faculties: short, medium and long-term priorities
Objective 4 explanation
Objective 4: To enhance inclusive leadership capabilities by establishing baseline EDI training requirements and offering ongoing professional development: short, medium and long-term priorities
Objective 5 explanation
Objective 5: To enhance opportunities for meaningful consultation with, engagement of, and provision of support to equity-seeking groups: short, medium and long-term priorities
objective 6 explanation
Objective 6(i): To enhance the recruitment and retention of equity-seeking employees Objective 6(ii): To enhance the recruitment and retention of equity-seeking students: short, medium and long-term priorities