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December 18, 2017

Diversity Equity & Inclusion

November 9, 2017

Alumni address how U-M experiences impacted their lives

Four University of Michigan alumni recounted how the university and their social identities shaped their lives, and gave advice to U-M community members advocating for change, during the 2017 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summit.

November 8, 2017

Groundbreaking, director search underway for new multicultural center

The University of Michigan hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking Wednesday to officially launch construction on a new, $10 million William Monroe Trotter Multicultural Center near the heart of Central Campus.

At the same time, a national search for a new Trotter director has been launched.

November 2, 2017

Surveys show majority of campus satisfied with DEI climate

Surveys measuring the climate related to diversity, equity and inclusion at the University of Michigan show that a majority of the community — 72 percent — is satisfied with the climate on the Ann Arbor campus.

October 31, 2017

Diversity Summit to celebrate progress, address challenges

The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summit will give campus community members the opportunity to learn about the work completed during the past year on both universitywide and unit-based plans to improve diversity, equity and inclusion.

October 3, 2017

Looking back and forward, Schlissel stresses U-M's impact on society

Whether it is in areas of sustainability or diversity, new medical frontiers or the fight against poverty, informing public policy or standing up to bigotry, the University of Michigan has made — and must continue to make —strong, positive impacts on society, President Mark Schlissel said Tuesday.

June 1, 2017

President, chief diversity officer praise DEI for early progress

President Mark Schlissel and Robert Sellers, vice provost and chief diversity officer, praised dozens of faculty and staff members at a breakfast celebrating the diversity, equity and inclusion implementation leads for their early progress.

April 26, 2017

New LSA postdoc program selects scholars committed to DE&I

The University of Michigan has announced the first members of the LSA Collegiate Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, designed to identify and prepare outstanding scholars with demonstrated commitments to diversity, equity and inclusion for possible tenure-track appointments in LSA.

April 17, 2017

Graham Institute uses fellowship application to stress DE&I focus

While a number of University of Michigan schools, colleges and Student Life units develop and shape their individual diversity, equity and inclusion plans around the expressed needs of their constituents, several other units face unique challenges because of the structure of their work.

March 20, 2017

All-staff survey seeks to gauge diversity, equity and inclusion climate

The University of Michigan will launch an all-staff survey this month, the first of three universitywide surveys aimed at gauging the climate around issues of diversity, equity and inclusion.

All-student and all-faculty surveys will be administered in the fall, with ADVANCE partnering on the faculty efforts.

January 24, 2017

Nominations sought for Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award through March 15.

Established in 1996, the award is named in honor of the School of Social Work dean emeritus and recognizes faculty members whose service contributes to the development of a culturally and ethnically diverse campus community.

November 30, 2016

Stamps School DE&I plan includes diversity-related courses

Diversity has long been a central value at the core of the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design and for its students, faculty and staff. Now, as part of its new Stamps Curricular Initiative, the school is developing a diversity-related curriculum to better reflect that value.

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