November 9, 2015
Topic: Campus News
The University of Michigan's Diversity Summit continues this week with a variety of public events:
• "Reflections on U-M's Diversity History," 4 p.m. Nov. 9, Michigan League Ballroom. U-M leaders who have played a critical role in advancing the diversity agenda will reflect on U-M's diversity history, progress and challenges. There will be a strolling reception and accompanying exhibit. Learn more about this event or RSVP.
• "Community Assembly with President Mark Schlissel," emceed by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Clarence Page, with breakfast at 8 a.m., doors open at 8:30 a.m., program from 9-11 a.m. Rackham Auditorium. The president will engage the broad U-M community in a conversation about diversity, equity and inclusion. The event will be streamed live online, and will include opening remarks, interactive activities and video presentations.
• "Leadership, Diversity and the Future of Higher Education: A Systemwide Commitment," 4-5:30 p.m. Nov. 11, Rackham Amphitheatre. This public event will be an opportunity to place U-M's diversity efforts into the context of higher education's broader, long-term commitment to advance equity, diversity and inclusion. Learn more about this event or RSVP.
• "Connecting Through Story: How Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Impact the Workplace," 9-11:30 a.m. Nov. 12, Michigan League Ballroom. This diversity, equity, and inclusion-focused interactive workshop is intended to educate and engage the audience in discussing the importance of individual and collective awareness of the dimensions of diversity in the workplace. Learn more about this event or RSVP.
• "A Dialogue on Staff Diversity, Equity and Inclusion," 1:30-3 p.m. Nov. 12, Michigan League, Michigan Room. This presentation will inform the campus community about the Staff Committee Report on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion completed in July. Findings and recommendations for promoting diversity, equity and inclusion among staff will be shared. Learn more about this event or RSVP.