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.
James S. Jackson, a leading researcher into the life and health of African Americans, has been named the inaugural recipient of the University of Michigan's Distinguished Diversity Scholar Career Award.
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.
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.
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.
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.
What is the All-Staff Climate Survey?
The University of Michigan's National Center for Institutional Diversity is launching three new initiatives and expanding an existing program as part of its ongoing strategic efforts to enhance diversity in higher education and society.
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.
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.
As part of its diversity, equity and inclusion strategic plan, the University of Michigan School of Nursing has an ambitious goal.
The University of Michigan will honor the Rev. Jesse Jackson on his five decades of civil rights activism during a series of events Nov. 16.
University Human Resources has launched a series of diversity, equity and inclusion professional development courses, offered free of charge to U-M faculty and staff campuswide.
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.
Steve Robbins saved a fundamental message until the end of his presentation Thursday as the keynote speaker on a day dedicated to launching U-M's campuswide strategic plan for improving diversity, equity and inclusion.
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.
Following a yearlong, grassroots planning effort, the University of Michigan on Thursday unveiled its universitywide strategic blueprint for making the U-M community more diverse, equitable and inclusive.
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.
Editor's note: This appointment was approved by the Board of Regents at its Oct. 20 meeting.