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Education prof takes on role of acting VP for equity, diversity, and inclusion

 (Windsor, Ontario, April 5, 2021) ­­– Education professor Clinton Beckford has accepted a two-year appointment as acting vice-president, equity, diversity, and inclusion, UWindsor president Robert Gordon announced last week.

This appointment will provide guidance, advocacy, insight, and leadership as the University works toward a Senate-governed leadership role at the vice-president level. Dr. Beckford will lead a process to establish bylaws for the permanent position.

UWindsor gets share of provincial funding for COVID-19 sewage surveillance

(Windsor, Ontario, March 22, 2021) ­­– Researchers at the University of Windsor using sewage as an early warning system for COVID-19 outbreaks are receiving $540,000 in funding as part of a new provincial wastewater surveillance system co-ordinated by the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks.