DE&I Chats with Rob Sellers | Graduate Students and DE&I
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.
Op-Ed: DEI work is critical at the University
The work required to make the University of Michigan campus a more diverse, more equitable and more inclusive community of scholars requires a long-term commitment. That’s why, when we developed and launched our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategic plan last fall, it was a five-year plan. And, like with any plan of this magnitude and significance, there were immediate calls for us to do more and do it quicker. That’s a natural reaction.
Robert Sellers: From U-M protester to school's chief diversity officer
Ronald Reagan was marching toward the end of his second term as president. Michael Jackson was releasing his "Bad" album. And in Ann Arbor, a graduate student named Robert Sellers was part of a group that shut down a University of Michigan Board of Regents meeting, protesting a racist joke that was played on a campus radio station and advocating for greater diversity on campus.

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