1. DE&I Chats – Episode 02: Graduate Students and the DEI Strategic Planning Process

    April 11, 2017

    In this episode of DE&I chats, Robert Sellers discusses the significance of graduate students at U-M and their role in the diversity, equity, and inclusion strategic planning process.


  2. DE&I Chats – Episode 01: Martin Luther King Day

    January 13, 2017

    As Chief Diversity Officer of the University of Michigan, I am extraordinarily proud of the DE&I strategic plan and the efforts of so many to make our university community a more diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. One of the most rewarding aspects of this position is the opportunity to engage with faculty, staff, and students Read more


  3. IN THE NEWS: Schlissel recommends Robert Sellers to be chief diversity officer

    October 5, 2016

    President Mark Schlissel is recommending the appointment of Robert M. Sellers as the University of Michigan’s first-ever chief diversity officer. The new position is being created primarily to lead the implementation of the universitywide diversity, equity and inclusion strategic plan that was unveiled Wednesday.


  4. U-M Alumni Discuss Detroit Impact at Hall of Fame Induction

    May 18, 2016

    Three University of Michigan alumni and Detroit natives were honored for their career achievements and national contributions with induction into the University of Michigan Detroiter Hall of Fame. Lifelong Detroit advocate Tonya Allen (BA’94, MSW’96); renowned poet, publisher and editor Dudley Randall (MSLS ’51), and award-winning journalist and media expert Daniel Okrent (BA ’69) were Read more


  5. Walking the Lines of Blackness (Student Video)

    May 13, 2016

    One year ago, 16 Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy students published the video “Walking the Lines of Blackness,” which focused on their personal experiences with racism.


  6. Vice Provost’s Letter on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

    October 2, 2015

    Welcome to the new gateway to current, historical and future-looking information about diversity, equity & inclusion at the University of Michigan. This site offers resources and information for our entire community, including staff, students and faculty. You also will find here resources to help you research or resolve diversity-related issues and engage with diversity-related initiatives on-campus and in the broader community. As Read more