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.
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 […]
Is U-M’s Students4Justice Demanding a Segregated Space on Campus?
In response to racist and anti-Semitic emails sent to College of Engineering students last week, Students4Justice, a student organization at the University of Michigan, coordinated a sit-in at the Michigan Union on February 9. The sit-in sought to bring attention to the organization’s list of demands for the University, which criticizes the school’s “dedication to […]
Students Demand Diversity at Campus Wide Summit
Featuring President Mark Schlissel himself and emceed by Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Clarence Page, the event was just one part of a roughly week long “Campuswide Diversity Summit” that focused on increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion at the University of Michigan.