Providing inspirational, transformational, and visionary leadership for the Indigenous academic portfolio at the University of Saskatchewan.
The vice-provost, Indigenous engagement works alongside Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in and outside of the university to achieve the academic mission of the university, broadly intersecting with such areas as governance, teaching, learning and student experience, and research.
In addition, the vice-provost, Indigenous engagement provides the guidance and leadership necessary to engage students, faculty, and staff so that members of the university, as a whole, see themselves working towards and contributing to Indigenization and Reconciliation initiatives as identified in the university vision, mission and values statements and the emerging University Plan.
The vice-provost, Indigenous engagement reports to the provost and vice-president academic.
Vice Dean Indigenous and Professor in Indigenous Studies for the College of Arts and Science at the University of Saskatchewan. Arrived in Saskatoon July 2020 from The University of Wyoming in Laramie, Wyoming where she was the Director of Native American & Indigenous Studies and Associate Director of the School of Culture, Gender, and Social Justice. Dr. Jaime has been teaching and consulting in the areas of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Anti-Racism, and Social Justice for the past 25 years. Her areas of research are in Native women and their experiences in higher education, Indigenous education, stereotypes and generalizations of race, culture and gender within education. She promotes social justice by critically examining systems of oppression, discrimination and assimilation of people of colour in higher education.
Most importantly, she is a mother of two amazing boys.
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