University of Saskatchewan Policy
Gender Neutral Language
To ensure that all official documents, publications and presentations are written in gender neutral and/or gender inclusive language.
All documents, publications or presentations developed by all University constituencies, including faculty and staff, shall be written in gender neutral and/or gender inclusive language.
Deans of Colleges have a responsibility to ensure that faculty use gender neutral and/or gender inclusive language in course materials distributed to students and in classroom discourse.
Guidelines for non-sexist language are available from the Employment Equity Office (Human Resources).
Existing documents will be reviewed by the Employment Equity Advisory Committee, which will suggest appropriate gender neutral language.
Contact: Director, Employee Services (966-6325)
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