July 31, 2021

Office of Diversity Equity and Inclusion

  1. April 30, 2021

    Deadline extended for those seeking diversity leadership position

    The Office of the Provost has taken the first step toward filling the university’s position of vice provost for equity and inclusion and chief diversity officer. Robert Sellers will step down from the role at the end of the year.

  2. April 12, 2021

    Anti-racism design challenge promotes creativity, collaboration

    More than 60 students from the Ann Arbor campus and UM-Dearborn participated in a design challenge to reimagine a world — and campus — that is more diverse, equitable and inclusive.

  3. October 27, 2020

    Despite challenges, report indicates DEI progress at U-M

    The Ann Arbor campus community has made notable progress implementing and living out the core values of diversity, equity and inclusion, according to U-M’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Year Four Progress Report.

  4. October 12, 2020

    DEI Summit to view anti-racism through artistic prism

    The theme for U-M’s 2020 DEI Summit is “Arts + Social Change: Building an Anti-Racist World through the Arts,” which will be featured at a virtual campuswide community assembly Oct. 26.

  5. October 8, 2020

    U-M Museum of Art announces commitment to anti-racist action

    A banner featuring the words Black Lives Matter will welcome faculty, staff, students and other campus visitors at the front of the museum’s Alumni Memorial Hall entrance of the U-M Museum of Art. 

  6. June 16, 2020

    Faculty, staff offered free Anti-Racism Primer

    U-M faculty and staff on the Ann Arbor, Flint, Dearborn campuses and Michigan Medicine are being offered a free Anti-Racism Primer to help push through discomfort and fear.

  7. June 5, 2020

    Town hall panelists explore ways to fight structural racism

    U-M students, faculty and staff gathered for a virtual town hall during which panelists discussed how individuals and the university as a whole can combat structural racism.

  8. May 29, 2020

    On the Agenda: We need to bring about change

    President Mark Schlissel issued a statement condemning the actions that caused the recent deaths of three African Americans, as well as “violence against people of color from all across our nation, including in our surrounding community.”

  9. April 26, 2020

    DEI Committee setting action plan for UM-Flint

    UM-Flint launched its Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee in December 2019, and its members are now creating short- and long-term goals in a multi-faceted action plan.

  10. January 13, 2020

    Detroit Center’s MLK Day events to focus on immigration issues

    The Detroit Center will explore today’s events in the historical perspective of U.S. immigration policy, with local expertise to engage with the university and Detroit communities.