1. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Innovation Grant Application 2019

    February 4, 2019

    To encourage campus-wide efforts that promote, enhance and celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion, the Office Diversity, Equity & Inclusion has established a dedicated DE&I Innovation Fund to support projects that advance an innovative approach to DEI at U-M. The recommended average size of grants should range between $2,000 and $5,000. Students, staff and faculty are Read more


  2. DEI Innovation Fund Provides Opportunities for Transformative Change

    February 4, 2019

    By: Mike Morland | Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Innovation is driven by new ideas, creativity and the belief that there’s always potential to improve upon something that’s already been established. Dr. Robert Sellers, Vice Provost for Equity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer, has encouraged the University community to think big about innovation. With the establishment Read more


  3. IN THE NEWS | A More Diverse University of Michigan Benefits All

    January 15, 2019

    The Detroit News editorial (“Students pay high price for UM diversity goals,” Jan. 9) mischaracterizes our efforts to enhance the quality of the university and promote broader access to life-changing education through our investments in diversity, equity and inclusion.


  4. 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


  5. 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


  6. 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.


  7. 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.


  8. 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


  9. 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.


  10. 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