May 31, 2021
Wilfrid Laurier University has been made aware of social media posts attributed to an employee that express anti-Muslim sentiments. The university is investigating the matter with high priority and the employee in question has been placed on leave pending the outcome of this investigation.
The posts do not in any way represent the perspectives or values that Laurier stands for. Laurier is committed to creating a culture that is inclusive and safe for everyone, and does not condone behaviours that promote hate, induce fear, or threaten people’s safety.
Laurier acknowledges the harm this kind of incident causes for our students, staff, faculty and our external community members. Anyone in need of support is encouraged to reach out to one of the following university services: