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Equity, Diversity, Inclusion & Indigenization at Smith

Smith School of Business is committed to cultivating a vibrant, diverse and inclusive academic and work environment rooted in a culture of mutual respect and equity such that all members of our community feel safe, possess a strong sense of belonging, and are empowered to thrive.

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Latest Developments

Queen's Statements on Indigenous Identity

Week of June 28, 2021

Principal Patrick Deane and Chancellor-Designate Murray Sinclair issued statements on Indigenous identity. The Principal noted that Queen's must engage in a campus dialogue around Indigenous identity, supporting our community as we do so, but also allowing for a critical review of our current practices, policies and procedures.

Queen's Statement on Kamloops Indian Residential School Burial Site

Week of May 31, 2021

The university's statement on the discovery includes condolences to the Tk’emlúps te Secwe̓pemc First Nations and the lowering of flags on campus for 215 hours.

Smith EDII Update

Week of May 20, 2021

Smith welcomes the inaugural Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI), partners with Ivey Business School to support under-represented high school students, and more.

Smith EDII Strategy & Action Plan

Smith has established a detailed EDII Strategy & Action Plan to guide its actions, define targets, and measure progress. Our goal is for Smith to be an inclusive community of purpose that strives for excellence, integrity, and impact on a global stage by upholding the values and principles of EDII.

Smith will produce annual public EDII reports beginning March 2022 and update briefs on a monthly basis.

Learn more about the process used to develop the strategy Detailed plan One-page overview

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