1. Nominations sought for Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award

    January 24, 2017

    Nominations are now being accepted for the Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award through March 15. Established in 1996, the award is named in honor of the School of Social Work dean emeritus and recognizes faculty members whose service contributes to the development of a culturally and ethnically diverse campus community. Nominees must be full-time Read more


  2. New Website Highlights Collaborative Efforts Between Vice Provost’s Office

    June 23, 2016

    Robert Sellers oversees multiple units and initiatives in his role as the vice provost for equity, inclusion & academic affairs at the University of Michigan. Now there’s a website dedicated to showcasing the collaboration and innovation coming from the work within the office. The website, ovpeiaa.umich.edu, serves as a gateway for information related to the Read more


  3. 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


  4. 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.


  5. 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