Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summit
October 11, 2021
University of Michigan leaders shared notable progress in the implementation of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Strategic Plan during the 2021 DEI Summit. Faculty, staff, students and community members participated in the second all-virtual Community Assembly.
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2021 DEI Summit Promotional Video
View the 2021 DEI Summit video encouraged students, staff, faculty, leadership and community members to attend the DEI Summit Community Assembly.
10/11: Community Assembly & Discussion
The 2021 Community Assembly began with opening remarks from President Schlissel, Provost Susan Collins, and Chief Diversity Officer Robert Sellers. The event featured keynote speaker Soledad O’Brien and several guest speakers who discussed the impact of the parallel pandemics of COVID-19 and structural racism.
The second all-digital report was released on October 11, highlighting the progress from Year5 of the five-year DEI Strategic Plan. Additionally, the annual Executive Summary was released concurrently with the report.