1. 5 takeaways from UMich’s diversity, equity and inclusion efforts

    October 9, 2018

    Measuring progress ANN ARBOR, MI – The University of Michigan has completed year two of its five-year diversity, equity and inclusion strategic plan and is sharing its progress on key initiatives in the plan. On Monday, Oct. 8, UM kicked off a week-long DEI summit with remarks from President Mark Schlissel and Chief Diversity Officer Read more


  2. Minority Serving Institutions Disciplinary Hub Plenary to Cultivate Relationships and Develop Strategic Goals

    September 25, 2018

    Robert Sellers, the vice provost for equity and inclusion and chief diversity officer, opened the Minority Serving Institutions Disciplinary Hub Plenary and Reception at the Ross School of Business Tuesday afternoon. The event, attended by dozens of students and faculty, was the conclusion of a conference between the University of Michigan and minority-serving institutions intended Read more


  3. 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


  4. A Welcome Message to Students: Fall 2018

    September 7, 2018

    To the Student Community, As we begin a new semester, I can’t help but reflect on my own time as a University of Michigan student. There’s truly nothing quite like fall in Ann Arbor. There always seems to be a buzz in the air, a renewed sense of energy and excitement for so many. Whether Read more


  5. OIE releases annual report on prohibited student conduct

    September 5, 2018

    Reports of prohibited student conduct at the University of Michigan increased in fiscal year 2018 following continued efforts to enhance awareness of sexual misconduct and other interpersonal violence issues, and how to report concerns on campus.


  6. 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


  7. 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


  8. 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


  9. President’s Staff Innovation Award Presented to Adam Skoczylas of CEO

    May 7, 2018

    Adam Skoczylas, program manager for the Center for Educational Outreach, and the MStaff200 Planning Lead Team are the individual and team winners of the 2018 President’s Staff Innovation Awards. “Staff members across our campuses contribute to excellence on many levels. The inventive thinking taking place here at Michigan is proof that as we begin our Read more


  10. 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.