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Learning. without. Prof. David Farrar, Deputy Provost and Vice-Provost, Students. BORDERS. 12,000 first year students. 3 campuses. 12% international. 75% from the GTA. U of T at Scarborough UTSC (~2000) St. George (~8000) U of T at Mississauga UTM (~2000). Our Students

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learning

Learning

without

Prof. David Farrar, Deputy Provost and Vice-Provost, Students

BORDERS

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12,000 first year students.

3 campuses.

12% international.

75% from the GTA.

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U of Tat Scarborough UTSC (~2000)
  • St. George

(~8000)

  • U of Tat MississaugaUTM (~2000)
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Our Students
  • 55 % of first year students identify as a visible minority
  • About half speak a language other than English at home
  • 73 % do not live in residence
  • ~40 % report a family income of under $50,000
  • ~40 % are first generation students
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the

impact

of

diversity.

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The University of Toronto Office of Anti-Racism and Cultural Diversity

in conjunction with the

Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations

presents:

The Cartoons of

Prophet Muhammad:

Implications of the crisis

Jens Hanssen, Assistant Professor, Middle Eastern & Mediterranean History

Amir Hassanpour, Associate Professor, Department of Near &

Middle Eastern Civilizations

Wayne Sumner, Professor, Department of Philosophy

Haroon Siddiqui, Editor Emeritus, Toronto Star

Thursday, February 9th

12:00 pm

Debates Room, Hart House

Co-sponsored by:

The University of Toronto Anti-Racism

and Cultural Diversity Office

(416) 978 1259  http://www.antiracism.utoronto.ca

Arab Students Collective

@ UofT

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The Impact of Diversity
  • Powerful connection between many of our students and their parents
  • Whatever happens in the world we feel it here
  • Our students maintain strong connections to their home communities
  • Expectations of what University education is are increasingly not set by us
the retention engagement paradox
The Retention-EngagementParadox
  • Year-over-year retention: 94%
  • Graduation rate: 74%
  • NSSE benchmarks: lower than peer institutions
don tapscott
-- Don Tapscott

“In this new world, it’s not just what you know that counts – it’s your capacity to think and learn throughout your life, communicate, and above all, collaborate.”

“We need them to apply the unique capabilities of their generation to the broader social good.”