King's University College Recognized for Race Relations

March 9, 2007

While American colleges wrestle with new restrictions on their affirmative action admission strategies, and in the wake of the Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation's report urging Canadian PSE to broaden the demographics of its applicants to offset anticipated declines in the traditional college-age cohort, King's University College (at the University of Western Ontario) seems to be on the right track.  Earlier this week, King's received the City of London Race Relations Recognition Award 2007, in the Education and Training category.  While ten years ago there were only 10 international students at King's, there are now 310 from 30 countries around the world.  The school intentionally positioned itself for international recruitment, adding targeted support services and a special week-long orientation program for foreign and exchange students, and an overall recognition that international influence stands to benefit all aspects of academic and campus life.  King's News Release