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August 20, 2017

Diversity Summit

November 19, 2015

President Mark Schlissel on diversity, equity and inclusion

Nov. 19, 2015

I want to begin by expressing my sadness and empathy for everyone affected by recent terrorist attacks in Baghdad, Beirut, Paris, and other cities around the globe. The loss of life is tragic, and I shared the shock and horror felt by many in our community who have ties to these nations.

November 13, 2015

Staff groups review recommendations in report on diversity issues

Approximately 150 staff members gathered Thursday afternoon to discuss their thoughts and concerns about — and suggestions for achieving — recommendations in a staff committee report on diversity, equity and inclusion at the University of Michigan.

November 13, 2015

Staff diversity committee recommendations

A summary of the recommendations from the Staff Committee on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Report.

1. Incorporate the concerns and aspirations of staff members into the university and local strategic plans for creating a more diverse, equitable and inclusive environment.

November 11, 2015

Higher-ed leaders discuss how to promote diversity efforts

Top leaders from a range of U.S. higher education institutions shared suggestions Wednesday on how to boost diversity, and the need to impress on host communities the universal value of their efforts to serve the underserved.

November 9, 2015

Diversity Summit public events

The University of Michigan's Diversity Summit continues this week with a variety of public events:

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