October 2016

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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… Continue Reading Many Voices, Our Michigan: Launching U-M’s Strategic Plan for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
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Psychology Department, Christina Robinson
The University of Michigan Board of Regents approved the appointment of Robert M. Sellers as the university’s first-ever chief diversity officer. Sellers, who has served as the vice provost for equity, inclusion and academic affairs for the past two years, was recommended for the position by U-M President Mark Schlissel and Provost Martha Pollack.
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On Oct. 6, 2016, the University of Michigan embarked on a historic journey, launching its first-ever universitywide strategic plan for diversity, equity and inclusion.
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Sam Mousigian
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.
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Introduction of the DE&I 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.
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Psychology Department, Christina Robinson
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.
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Psychology Department, Christina Robinson
President Mark Schlissel is recommending the appointment of Robert M. Sellers as the University of Michigan’s first-ever chief diversity officer. The new position is being created primarily to lead the implementation of the universitywide diversity, equity and inclusion strategic plan that was unveiled Wednesday.
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“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… Continue Reading Wolverines of Ann Arbor: Robert Sellers
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