Whites Need Not Apply: Canadian University Excludes Whites from Senior Management Position | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


Whites Need Not Apply: Canadian University Excludes Whites from Senior Management Position

Dalhousie University, based in the Canadian city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, has announced it will only be seeking “racially visible and Indigenous candidates” for a senior management position in order to encourage diversity.

The university put out an email to announce the vacancy for the position of vice-provost of student affairs, which was previously held by Dr. Arig al Shaibah, who also comes from a visible minority background. Provost and vice-president academic Carolyn Watters, who wrote the email, claimed that the move was to increase representation from “underrepresented groups”, CBC reports.

“In keeping with the principles of our employment equity policy, and with an aim to increase the representation of under-represented groups at Dalhousie, this search for a new vice-provost student affairs will be restricted to racially visible persons and Aboriginal peoples at this time,” Watters wrote.

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