Status of Women, Diversity and Equity Action Committee
SWDEAC Winter 2023 Meeting Schedule
Monday, January 23rd at 12:30 p.m.
Monday, February 13th at 12:30 p.m.
Monday, March 13th at 12:30 p.m.
Monday, April 10th at 12:30 p.m.
Monday, May 8th at 12:30 p.m.
Monday, June 5th at 12:30 p.m.
If you would like to join the SWDEAC, please contact the WUFA office at ext. 3365 or email email@example.com
Rajesh Seth, VP SWDEA
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Anna Lanoszka, WUFA President ex officio
|Rita Haase||Women's and Gender Studies|
|Pardeep Jasra||School of the Environment|
Chemistry & Biochemistry
|Thomas Kenworthy||Odette School of Business|
|Maggie Liddle||Faculty of Law|
Women's and Gender Studies
|Victoria Paraschak||Human Kinetics|
Mary Lou Dietz Equity Leadership Award 2023 - Call for Nominations - Nomination Form
The Mary Lou Dietz Equity Award is a prestigious award that was established to honour the memory of Mary Lou Dietz. The Windsor University Faculty Association’s Status of Women, Diversity and Equity Action Committee bestows the award each year to honour an individual or group who demonstrates leadership through their contributions to creating a climate of equity, diversity and inclusion on campus. A Group must be at least 50% current, former or a retired WUFA member. Nominations for the award may be submitted by Faculty, Staff, Administration, Corporations, Tribunals, Student Groups or any other interested parties or individuals.
Mary Lou Dietz Equity Leadership Award
This award is given by the University of Windsor Faculty Association in honour of Mary Lou Dietz, BA. MA. PhD., who was a faculty member and Department Head of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Windsor. Dr. Dietz served on WUFA's Executive and council numerous times. In 1972 she lobbied for and became a founding member of WUFA's Status of Women Committee. Dr. Dietz helped to establish an executive position of Vice-President, Women's Issues within the faculty association and was the first person elected to this office. Dr. Dietz was involved in collective bargaining as a member of the Contract Committee and the Negotiating Committee, and she was Chief Negotiator in the year that our pay anomaly fund for women was established. In 1994, Mary Lou Dietz was awarded the CAUT Sarah Shorten Award, in recognition of her outstanding achievements in the promotion of the advancement of women in Canadian universities and colleges. She passed away December 29, 2008.
2023 - Dr. Tricia Carmichael, Department of Chemistry & Biochamistry
2023 - Dr. Barbara Thomas, Faculty of Nursing
2022 - Dr. Richard Douglass-Chin, Department of English/Women's & Gender Studies (Declined)
2021 - The 2020 award presentation was held no call for nominations in 2021 due to COVID-19
2020 - Dr. Catherine Hundleby, Philosophy
2019 - Dr. Ben C. H. Kuo, Psychology
2018 - Dr. Laverne Jacobs, Faculty of Law
2017 - Dr. Victoria Paraschak, Human Kinetics
2016 - Dr. Anne Forrest, Women's and Gender Studies
2015 - Dr. Andrew Allen, Faculty of Education
2014 - Dr. Lynda D. Corkum, Faculty of Science
2013 - Dr. Richard Moon, Faculty of Law
2012 - Dr. Angela Sodan, Faculty of Computer Science
2011 - Dr. Margery J. Holman, Faculty of Human Kinetics
2010 - removed by request