Leadership & Staff

VICE PROVOST & CHIEF DIVERSITY OFFICER

Robert Sellers
Vice Provost for Equity and Inclusion & Chief Diversity Officer
About: Dr. Robert Sellers is the Vice Provost for Equity, Inclusion, and Academic Affairs, and also serves as the Charles D. Moody Collegiate Professor of Psychology and Education. As Vice Provost for Equity, Inclusion, and Academic Affairs, Dr. Sellers works with the provost and executive vice president for academic affairs on matters related to diversity at the University as well as a broad range of academic issues including the budget, faculty tenure and promotions, and student enrollment. He oversees operations of five central administrative units.

Mary Boyce
Assistant Vice Provost for Equity, Inclusion & Academic Affairs
About: Mary is centrally involved with the U-M diversity census, diversity strategic planning, and with the University’s reaffirmation of accreditation process with the Higher Learning Commission

Dilip Das
Assistant Vice Provost for Equity, Inclusion & Academic Affairs
About: Dilip’s current focus is on the 2020 Higher Learning Commission reaccreditation process and on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives.

Ellen Meader
Assistant Vice Provost for Equity, Inclusion & Academic Affairs
About: Ellen provides administrative support for diversity strategic planning and research, the Provost’s Council on Student Honors, and faculty initiatives including recruitment, retention, and professional development opportunities.

Pamela Heatlie
Associate Vice Provost for Academic and Faculty Affairs, Senior Director for Institutional Equity and Title IX Coordinator
About: Pam’s work focuses on creating a welcoming and inclusive campus environment, and her particular areas of expertise include civil rights law and related investigations and compliance issues; diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives; and legal and compliance issues related to affirmative action.  Pam has also taught in her area of expertise and currently teaches courses at the University of Michigan Law School.

Katrina Wade-Golden
Deputy Chief Diversity Officer and Director of Implementation for the DEI Strategic Plan
About: Katrina is the Deputy Chief Diversity Office and Director of Implementation for the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Strategic Plan. Katrina serves as the Lead planning and implementation facilitator in Academic Affairs for the university-wide DE&I Strategic Plan.

Kim Lijana
Director, Center for Educational Outreach (CEO)
About: Kim Lijana is responsible for empowering and developing staff to reach their goals and advancing CEO’s mission while building an outreach community of practice among faculty at U-M.

Carla O’Connor
Director, Wolverine Pathways
About: Carla is responsible for the development, implementation and ongoing improvement of the Wolverine Pathways initiative. Her team works with targeted school communities to provide enrichment and exposures that aim to increase the likelihood that promising young people apply, attend and graduate from the University of Michigan..

Gloria Taylor
Director, Office of Academic Multicultural Initiatives (OAMI)
About: Gloria directs the organization vision, and designs, develops and implements strategic plans to meet the mission goals of the Office of Academic Multicultural Initiatives.

Crystal Flynn
Executive Assistant
Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

About: Crystal provides administrative support for the Vice Provost for Equity & Inclusion, and directly supports Assistant Vice Provost’s Mary Boyce and Dilip Das.

April Gross
Financial Specialist Intermediate
Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
About: April Gross currently serves as the financial specialist for business activities related to the ODEI all reporting units.

Laura Harrington
Executive Assistant
Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

About: Laura provides administrative support for the Chief Diversity Officer. She maintains the CDO’s calendar, schedules meetings, assists in gathering pertinent meeting materials, makes travel arrangements and organizes special events.

Julie Kelley
Business Administrator
Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

About: Julie’s current focus includes business operations (finance, HR, marketing and communications, facilities) for all ODEI units, including the OVP office. Current special projects include the ODEI reorganization, the Detroit Connector, and exploration/implementation of Salesforce applications.

Judy Lawson
Special Consultant for Communications and Engagement
Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
About: Judy is the Special Consultant for Communications and Engagement for the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Strategic Plan.

Tyne Lucas
Executive Assistant
Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

About: Tyne Lucas serves as Executive Assistant to the Deputy Chief Diversity Officer and Director of Implementation for the Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. Tyne provides administrative support and coordination for the implementation of the University’s five-year diversity, equity and inclusion strategic plan.

Pam McGuinty
Financial/Business Analyst
Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

About: Pam is the Financial/Business Analyst for the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

Mike Morland
Marketing and Communications Manager
Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

About: Mike oversees the strategic planning and execution of marketing and communications initiatives for the Chief Diversity Officer, Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, ODEI units, and supports diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives at the University of Michigan.

Teri Rosales
Research Analyst
Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
About: Teri is a Research Analyst for the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

Mary Rose
Program Manager
Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
About: Mary is the Program Manager for the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Strategic Plan for the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

Felicia Webb
Research Analyst
Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
About: Felicia is a Research Analyst for the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.


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