Gender-Free Language Policy

Gender-Free Language Policy

Legislative History:

Approved by the Council of the Faculty of Education; Approved by Senate: 1985/01/24; Date Effective: 1985/01/24

Approval Authority: Senate

Signature: Malcolm Ransom


It is the policy of Senate to refrain from the use of gendered language in its official documents. Gendered language shall be removed from documents as they are updated from time to time.

(Senate referred the guiding motion to the President with a view to the implementation of gender-free language in all University documents, in an approach parallel to that undertaken by Senate.)