Regents approve appointment of Sellers as chief diversity officer
The University of Michigan Board of Regents approved the appointment of Robert M. Sellers as the university’s first-ever chief diversity officer.
IN THE NEWS: 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.
Wolverines of Ann Arbor: Vice Provost Robert Sellers
“Perspective requires you to interrogate. Just because information supports your perspective, doesn’t mean it’s automatically right. In our society now, we go searching for information that confirms our beliefs. We watch what reinforces what we believe. That’s a problem. Learning only occurs in a contested situation. If I just reinforce what you think you already knew, then you haven’t learned.”