1. Detroit Center, Connector Join Global Engagement July 1

    June 22, 2018

    As the University of Michigan continuously monitors and evaluates the evolution of its schools, colleges and units, it is essential that we support their mission and goals in a way that maximizes both their potential and impact amongst the University and community at-large. After careful review and consideration, beginning July 1, 2018, the University of Read more


  2. Carla O’Connor Named Director of Wolverine Pathways

    May 23, 2018

    By Mike Morland Robert Sellers, vice provost for equity and inclusion and chief diversity officer, has announced the appointment of Carla O’Connor as director of Wolverine Pathways. She will replace the program’s founding director, Robert Jagers, on June 1. “Carla has been an exceptional leader throughout her career,” Sellers says. “I’m confident that she will Read more


  3. University Launches New Website for Undocumented and DACA Students

    April 26, 2018

    In the continuing effort to cultivating a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment on campus, the University of Michigan has launched a new website, undocumented.umich.edu, to serve as a supportive resource for undocumented and DACA students. “We hope that the website reinforces the university’s commitment to welcoming students of all ethnicities and nationalities, and help them Read more


  4. Robert Sellers Discusses U-M Campus Climate and More on CSG’s Michigan Time

    April 9, 2018

    Vice Provost for Equity and Inclusion and Cheif Diversity Officer Robert Sellers joins hosts Ben Keller and Cydney Gardner-Brown as a special guest on “Michigan TIme.” Michigan Time, the official podcast of Central Student Government (CSG) at the University of Michigan, provides an inside scoop into CSG’s legislative assembly and special events happening on campus. In this episode, Read more


  5. Army-Navy Wheelchair Basketball Rolls into Crisler January 27

    January 9, 2018

    Celebrating 13 years of spirited competition, the University of Michigan Army vs. Navy Wheelchair Basketball Game returns to Crisler Center on Jan. 27. The game is open to the public at no charge and tickets are not required. The Crisler Center doors open at 4 p.m. with tip-off at 5 p.m.


  6. Katrina Wade-Golden named deputy chief diversity officer

    November 15, 2017

    Katrina Wade-Golden, director of implementation for the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, has been named to the new position of deputy chief diversity officer for the University of Michigan. “Katrina has played an intricate and vital role in the success of the five-year strategic planning process at the University of Michigan,” says Robert Sellers, Read more


  7. Nominations sought for 9th annual Distinguished Diversity Leaders Award for staff

    August 23, 2017

    Do you know a member of the staff, or an entire work team that stands out by demonstrating extraordinary commitment and dedication to diversity at the University of Michigan? Share your story by making a nomination for the Distinguished Diversity Leaders Award.


  8. Statement Regarding Library Reflection Room Incident

    February 11, 2017

    Statement from Robert Sellers, the University of Michigan’s chief diversity officer and vice provost for equity and inclusion: It was extremely disappointing and upsetting to hear of the weekend report indicating someone had urinated on a prayer rug in a reflection room at the Shapiro Undergraduate Library. The room – open to all students, faculty Read more


  9. Nominations sought for Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award

    January 24, 2017

    Nominations are now being accepted for the Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award through March 15. Established in 1996, the award is named in honor of the School of Social Work dean emeritus and recognizes faculty members whose service contributes to the development of a culturally and ethnically diverse campus community. Nominees must be full-time Read more


  10. A Message from the CDO Following the 2016 Election

    November 9, 2016

    To Our Entire University Community: By all accounts, this Presidential election was one of the most divisive in recent history and by most accounts defied the experts with regard to the outcome. As a result, there is a general sense of uncertainty regarding the future. One thing is certain, the University of Michigan remains unwavering Read more