Institutional Commitments to Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

Key Highlights & Commitments Dashboard

The Office of the President, Office of the Provost, and Office of the Vice-President, People Strategy, Equity, & Culture have partnered to present an interactive dashboard that records our institutional commitments, tracks our progress, showcases the groups at work, and provides insight into the volume of work.

The collection of key highlights below reflects just some of the important work and initiatives taking place across the tri-campus in response to recommendations from the Anti-Black Racism Task Force and the Antisemitism Working Group.

Key Highlights: Responding to the Anti-Black Racism Task Force Report

  • Governing Council Election Guidelines now include EDI considerations. 
  • Senior divisional equity, diversity, and inclusion leaders have been hired in the following areas: Faculty of Architecture, Rotman, Faculty of Law, School of Continuing Studies, Faculty of Arts and Science, iSchool, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Division of the Vice-President, Research & Innovation (VPRI), Faculty of Law, and School of Continuing Studies. Recruitment for senior divisional equity leads is ongoing in other areas.
  • The Black Research Network receives ongoing funding from the Provostial budget for operational and administrative costs. 
  • The new Access Strategy & Partnerships Office will provide research, planning, and funding support to divisions in the development and expansion of programming for students and communities underrepresented at U of T.  
  • The Division of People Strategy, Equity & Culture’s Diversity in Recruitment Toolkit includes best practices in recruitment and selection and is available to People Managers in the HR Service Centre. 

Key Highlights: Responding to the Antisemitism Working Group Report

Indigenous art on a tote bag and a ribbon skirt

Institutional Response to Answering the Call: Wecheehetowin

Established in 2017, the Office of Indigenous Initiatives (OII) set out to support the delivery and monitor the progress of the 34 Calls to Action outlined in Answering the Call: Wecheehetowin: Final Report of the Steering Committee for the University of Toronto Response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada.

Commitments Dashboard

Progress on Institutional Commitments

View the progress on recommendations from the Anti-Black Racism Task Force  and the Antisemitism Working Group. Progress is updated on a quarterly basis. This dashboard was last updated in November 2022.

View the dashboard