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October 22, 2017

Diversity Equity & 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.

October 12, 2016

Survey will gauge U-M campus climate on diversity, equity, inclusion

Later this month, the university will launch a survey of students, faculty and staff on the Ann Arbor campus to gauge the climate regarding diversity, equity and inclusion. The survey is part of the university's five-year strategic plan for making the campus community more diverse, equitable and inclusive.

October 6, 2016

Panelists discuss challenges, successes in DE&I planning process

The emerging theme from the University of Michigan's yearlong strategic planning process for diversity, equity and inclusion was that it took a multitude of voices to form the many plans reflective of the shared values of the campus community.

October 5, 2016

President Schlissel lays out initiatives for U-M to tackle societal problems

Declaring the University of Michigan has "the talent to advance excellence and achieve impact at levels befitting both our legacy and our potential," President Mark Schlissel on Wednesday outlined initiatives that target issues ranging from poverty to academic innovation, and from sustainability to diversity.

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