SELLERS: Thank You for the Privilege to be Part of this Team
As I began to write this letter, my last as Vice Provost for Equity and Inclusion & Chief Diversity Officer, I found myself overtaken by an array of emotions – nostalgia, pride, optimism, immense gratitude, and even a little sadness.
Tabbye Chavous named next vice provost, chief diversity officer
The University of Michigan has named Tabbye M. Chavous as the university’s vice provost for equity and inclusion and chief diversity officer, following a national search, campus community engagement efforts and public presentations from the final candidates.
Robert Sellers to be appointed as member of the President’s Committee on the National Medal of Science
On Wednesday, March 23, 2022, President Joe Biden announced his intent to appoint several individuals to serve in key roles on the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness, & Nutrition, the Commission of Fine Arts, and the President’s Committee on the National Medal of Science.

In The News


A Welcome from Vice Provost Tabbye M. Chavous: A Renewed Commitment to Learning from Our Community | | #UMichDEI
Today is the final day to nominate an individual for the 33rd Annual James T. Neubacher Award, which celebrates advocates for disability inclusion. | #UMichDEI
Give a big @UMich welcome to Dean Carlos Francisco Jackson, the new dean of @UM_Stamps on 8/25 from 4-6 pm in the Michigan League Garden.

Sponsors: Rackham Graduate School, PLUMA, Latina/o Studies, @umichAmCult Puentes, La Casa, & @UMichEducation
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U-M faculty and staff are invited to participate in The Anti-Racism Primer, a free, self-guided training for anyone who wants to learn how to actively engage in fighting against inherently racist and oppressive systems. | #UMichDEI
Fifty years ago, Hobbs Moore, @UMichGradSchool and @UMichPhysics alumna, became the first African American woman to earn a PhD in physics. Read more about her story here: UMichDiversity photo
Nominations for the 33rd Annual James T. Neubacher Award, celebrating advocates for disability inclusion, are now open. | #UMichDEI