1. UM efforts to aid lower-income students begin to bear fruit

    June 28, 2018

    The Go Blue Guarantee is one of three full-tuition initiatives UM is pursuing to increase the school’s diversity. Also arriving in the fall are the first students enrolled in UM’s Wolverine Pathways, a program launched by UM in 2015. It offers current sixth- and ninth-grade students the opportunity to join the program as they begin the Read more


  2. 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


  3. 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


  4. A Message from Robert Sellers to the Graduating Class of 2018

    April 26, 2018

    Vice Provost and Chief Diversity Officer congratulates the graduating class of 2018.


  5. 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


  6. 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


  7. Scholarship Opportunities for Students with Disabilities

    March 29, 2018

    I believe all students should have the opportunity to thrive and excel in higher education. This statement, something I’ve expressed time and time again, is crucial in making our world a more diverse, equitable and inclusive place. In support of this belief, I am pleased to share this information with our community, as The Springboard Read more


  8. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Innovation Grant

    March 5, 2018

    I am pleased to announce the second round of the DEI Innovation Grant focused on enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion on campus. The Diversity Innovation Fund is designed to reward the multiple ideas and innovations that people — including all faculty, staff, and students — across U-M have either implemented already and wish to grow, Read more


  9. Dr. Esrold A. Nurse will leave lasting impact on U-M, DEI

    February 19, 2018

    As a faculty and staff member at the University of Michigan, one of the most rewarding aspects of being part of this great community is the opportunity to work with some truly remarkable individuals. Dr. Esrold A. Nurse, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Education and Executive Director of the Newnan Advising Center, who recently announced his Read more


  10. A Conversation with U-M’s Chief Diversity Officer Dr. Robert Sellers

    January 26, 2018

    Last year, the University of Michigan implemented a comprehensive action plan for promoting diversity, equity and inclusion on campus. We sat down with Dr. Robert Sellers, who is leading the charge on the ambitious project and fills the new roles of Vice Provost for Equity and Inclusion, Chief Diversity Officer and the Charles D. Moody Collegiate Professor of Read more