ERIC Number: ED377755
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Educational Equity Initiatives in the Ontario Universities, 1994, Committee on Employment and Educational Equity.
Council of Ontario Universities, Toronto.
This report presents brief descriptions of programs and activities initiated by member institutions of the Council of Ontario Universities to enhance access and retention of students and staff who have traditionally been underrepresented in the universities. Program and activity descriptions are grouped into 10 categories, which include: (1) policy initiatives regarding access, admission, awards, educational equity, harassment, and human rights; (2) special reports; (3) outreach; (4) recruitment, admission, and retention; (5) academic programs, such as initiatives in business, Canadian studies, education, engineering, health and life sciences, history, language, law, Native studies, social work, and women's studies; (6) awards and scholarship; (7) accommodations, such as building improvements and allocation of space and time; (8) special services, such as services to enhance the living environment, academic support services, and community education on equity group issues; (9) safety; and (10) education and communication strategies. (MDM)
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Access to Education, Accessibility (for Disabled), College Admission, College Programs, Educational Strategies, Equal Education, Equal Facilities, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Outreach Programs, Program Descriptions, Scholarships, School Activities, School Safety, Universities
Council of Ontario Universities, 444 Yonge St., Suite 203, Toronto, Ontario, M5B 2H4, Canada.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council of Ontario Universities, Toronto.
Identifiers - Location: Canada