1. 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


  2. University of Michigan to Host 33rd Annual MLK Symposium

    January 7, 2019

    The University of Michigan will host the 33rd annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium on Monday, January 21, 2019 beginning at 10 a.m. at Hill Auditorium. This year’s theme, “Unravel,” will feature keynote speakers Tim Wise, author and educator, and Julia Putnam, principal of the James and Grace Lee Boggs School. Wise is Read more


  3. Faculty Forum Spotlights the Intersection of Public Engagement, DEI and Campus Resources

    December 17, 2018

    Four professors, four projects, four different goals. But a common thread ties them all together: each employed campus resources that helped make their DEI-focused public engagement projects a success.


  4. Michael Turner, Hector Galvan Honored as Distinguished Diversity Leaders

    December 12, 2018

    Recipients of the 10th annual Distinguished Diversity Leaders Award for University of Michigan staff were celebrated Monday at an afternoon ceremony at the Michigan League.


  5. Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Initiatives You Can Support This Giving Blueday

    November 26, 2018

    CENTER FOR EDUCATIONAL OUTREACH (CEO) The Center for Educational Outreach (CEO) supports and advances the University of Michigan’s commitment to educational outreach and academic excellence. CEO partners with faculty, staff, and students to develop and implement programs that inform, engage, and inspire a diverse community of scholars. SUPPORT THIS EFFORT DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION To Read more


  6. Wolverine Express Forges College Path for Michigan Communities

    November 19, 2018

    Growing up in Lapeer County, Ruthie Freeman says, many people in her hometown never had the opportunity to attend college. For those who did make it, few headed to schools like the University of Michigan.


  7. 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


  8. 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


  9. 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


  10. 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