1. DEI progress report: U-M has made gains, has more to do

    October 17, 2019

    The University of Michigan has made great strides in its effort to become more welcoming and inclusive but still has work to do. That was the key message as Robert Sellers, vice provost for equity and inclusion and chief diversity officer, provided an update Oct. 16 on U-M’s five-year Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Strategic Plan.The Read more


  2. WATCH LIVE: DEI Community Conversation

    October 16, 2019

  3. Statement from the CDO on Year 3 DEI Report

    October 7, 2019

    To the University Community, As the University of Michigan enters the fourth year of its five-year strategic plan for diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), we continue to make progress in transforming the university into a place where everyone has an equitable opportunity to succeed and contribute. These changes can be seen and felt throughout our Read more


  4. WATCH LIVE: DEI Community Assembly (2019)

    October 4, 2019

  5. 2019 DEI Summit: Student Advisory Planning Group

    January 14, 2019

    Background The 2018 Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) Summit was held during the week of October 8-12, 2018. An estimated 1,000 students, faculty, and staff attended the Community Assembly & Discussion on the morning of October 8 at the Power Center, featuring a video montage of DEI units and events from across campus, remarks by Read more


  6. 2018 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summit: Celebrating Progress and Addressing Challenges

    November 2, 2018

    The University of Michigan has completed year two of its five-year diversity, equity and inclusion strategic plan and shared its progress on key initiatives during the a community assembly. The gathering kicked off the 2018 Annual Diversity Summit Week which focused and on highlighting successes, fostering dialogues and addressing shortcomings in diversity, equity and inclusion Read more


  7. VIDEO: DEI Progress Report Year 2 Community Assembly

    October 9, 2018

    Student Performance by Michigan Fanfare Band & Opening Remarks U-M DEI Plan Progress Report Keynote Conversation with Diane Guerrero and Leonard Pitts, Jr. Student Performance by Yoni Ki Baat & Closing Remarks


  8. 5 takeaways from UMich’s diversity, equity and inclusion efforts

    October 9, 2018

    Measuring progress ANN ARBOR, MI – The University of Michigan has completed year two of its five-year diversity, equity and inclusion strategic plan and is sharing its progress on key initiatives in the plan. On Monday, Oct. 8, UM kicked off a week-long DEI summit with remarks from President Mark Schlissel and Chief Diversity Officer Read more


  9. Investing in Ability Explores Disability as a Dimension of Diversity

    September 17, 2018

    By Alison Golm Human Resources Communications The annual Investing in Ability program will highlight its 2018 theme “Diversity Includes Disability” during annual events planned for the month of October. The Council for Disability Concerns produces the program designed to raise awareness of disability topics on campus and in the community. It will include speakers, demonstrations, Read more


  10. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Year One Progress – Creating Lasting, Impactful Change

    December 15, 2017

    How do you successfully develop a diverse, equitable and inclusive community? The University of Michigan aims to answer this question through the activities of the fall 2017 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summit, part of the ongoing DEI efforts campuswide.