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. VIDEO: DEI Progress Report Year 2 Community Assembly

    October 9, 2018

    Student Performance by Michigan Fanfare Band & Opening Remarks U-M DEI Plan Progress Report Keynote Conversation with Diane Guerrero and Leonard Pitts, Jr. Student Performance by Yoni Ki Baat & Closing Remarks


  9. 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


  10. From the Year 2 DEI Progress Report

    October 8, 2018

    Dear Students, Faculty and Staff, When the University of Michigan launched its five-year strategic plan for diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) on October 6, 2016, we strived to accomplish both immediate and long-term changes that would leave a lasting impact on our institution. It is truly remarkable how quickly the time has passed since then. Read more