The university’s resources to make teaching more inclusive seem designed to have the opposite effect.
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of DEI 1.0
The university is becoming a bit more diverse, much more insulated, and significantly less happy.
Affirmative Action Frankenstein: How U of M Bypasses Prop. 2
This October, the Michigan Daily published an article detailing the progress of the University of Michigan’s five-year Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) plan, an initiative launched in October 2016. The article features quotes from an interview with LSA Dean Andrew Martin, particularly on the topic of faculty diversity. Speaking candidly, Martin states that recently-launched tenureship […]
Report: U of M’s $85 million Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Plan
In October of 2016, the University of Michigan launched a new, 5-year long initiative named the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) plan. In an official statement released by President Mark Schlissel, the plan’s primary goal is stated as the creation of a “vibrant climate of inclusiveness” on campus. To address campus diversity, the plan pledged […]