As Vice President of the University of Sydney Union, currently threatening to deregister the Sydney University Evangelical Union from the Clubs & Societies program over the latter’s requirement that the executive officer must make a declaration of faith in Jesus Christ. If she successfully does so, they will no longer be registered to use University facilities or receive the financial support other groups receive.
The Evangelical Union is resisting administrative pressure.
Ronan says the banning of identity requirements is “the best option for maximizing participation in the Clubs and Societies Program”.
“The foundations of the Program and of the USU are accessibility and inclusion, and to limit the candidates for election to Club Executives to those who ascribe to a particular faith is no less exclusionary than requiring candidates to be of a particular sexuality or gender identity.”
See also: Alisha Aitken-Radburn