As part of our office's committment to transparency and openness, this timeline of the development of an Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism strategic plan for Memorial University is updated regularly and as new developments occur.
The EDI-AR office added new staff in the roles of communications advisor, policy analyst and executive assistant.
June 9, 2023
The Office of the Vice-Provost, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism closed the consultation period of its strategic planning process.
June 7, 2023
The Office of the Vice-Provost, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism completed its in-person, virtual and hybrid consultation sessions.
An online student survey, open to all students across Memorial University's five campuses, was held as part of the ongoing consultation period.
The consultation period for Memorial's first EDI-AR strategic plan began.
The EDI-AR office added new staff in the role of project manager.
Meetings of the EDI-AR Strategic Planning Team began.
Fall 2021/Winter 2022
A period for the submission of expressions of interest for the EDI-AR Strategic Planning Team was held.
An expression of interest was shared with Memorial University students, staff, faculty and alumni interested in participating as members of the EDI-AR Strategic Planning Team. Appointments to the team by the VP EDI-AR, Dr. Delores Mullings, based on those submissions, began the same month.
November 18, 2021
August 27, 2021
Dr. Delores V. Mullings was appointed as Memorial University’s first Vice-Provost, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism, effective August 27, 2021, for a five-year term.
The position of a Vice-Provost, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism was approved by the Board of Regents after a recommendation by Memorial’s Employment Equity and Diversity Plan.