1. DE&I Chats – Episode 02: Graduate Students and the DEI Strategic Planning Process

    April 11, 2017

    In this episode of DE&I chats, Robert Sellers discusses the significance of graduate students at U-M and their role in the diversity, equity, and inclusion strategic planning process.


  2. The Core Responsibilities of the CDO

    February 28, 2017

    Robert Sellers discusses the four key components of his role as Cheif Diversity Officer & Vice Provost for Equity and Inclusion.


  3. MLK Symposium Keynote Lecture at the University of Michigan

    January 19, 2017

    Golden Globe-nominated actress Issa Rae and “Democracy Now!” host Amy Goodman deliver the 31st Annual Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium keynote memorial lecture.


  4. DE&I Chats – Episode 01: Martin Luther King Day

    January 13, 2017

    As Chief Diversity Officer of the University of Michigan, I am extraordinarily proud of the DE&I strategic plan and the efforts of so many to make our university community a more diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. One of the most rewarding aspects of this position is the opportunity to engage with faculty, staff, and students Read more


  5. University of Michigan Diversity Initiative | American Black Journal Clip

    November 26, 2016

    Air date: 11/20/16. We talk with Robert Sellers, University of Michigan’s first Chief Diversity Officer, about the school’s new effort to promote diversity and inclusion through a new $85M plan to increase minority enrollment and inclusive learning. Episode 4507/Segment 3.


  6. Many Voices, Our Michigan: Launching U-M’s Strategic Plan for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

    October 24, 2016

    On Oct. 6, 2016, University of Michigan leaders introduced U-M’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Strategic Plan to the university community through a series of special discussions and events. This five-year plan focused on increasing diversity, equity and inclusion at U-M serves an umbrella over 49 unit plans—from all 19 schools and colleges, administrative units, student Read more


  7. Intro the U-M Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Strategic Plan-Opening Remarks and Panel Discussion

    October 6, 2016

    Introduction of the plan with President Mark Schlissel and Provost Martha E. Pollack, hosted by Vice Provost Rob Sellers. Remarks will be immediately followed by “A Conversation Among Unit Planning Leads” panel discussion, hosted by Assoc. VP for Human Resources Laurita Thomas.