An initiative launched by President Schlissel created an overarching campus-wide strategic plan to (as outlined in the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Executive Summary):
1) Create an inclusive and equitable campus climate
2) Recruit, retain, and develop a diverse community
3) Support innovative and inclusive scholarship and teaching
The department formed a committee comprised of both faculty and staff from across all divisions, with the primary goals of engaging in an open and honest discussion about matters related to diversity, equity and inclusion.
For more information and for ways to participate, please visit diversity.umich.edu. Please send your ideas and input about diversity, equity, and inclusion to firstname.lastname@example.org. We welcome your feedback.
Visit this news story to learn more about the department's current plans.
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The University of Michigan's division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is hosting the 2020 virtual summit for Arts + Social Change. The event will focus on building an anti-racist world through the arts, community assembly and discussion.
The topic of discussion will be related to black authors and how public health is provided to communities through art and science.
On Friday, June 19, the Department of Pathology hosted an Equality Walk at NCRC `in observance of the Juneteenth holiday. Here, members from all areas of the department gathered to show their support against racial discrimination and for the Black Lives Matter movement.