Diversity

University of Michigan Regent Mark Bernstein (D) formally withdrew his $3 million dollar donation he offered in April to help construct the new multicultral center on State Street at the final summer regent's meeting — Bernstein's first as chairman of the board.

Hispanic students make up 5.4 percent of total student enrollment, which breaks down to 4.9 percent of the undergraduate body and 6.6 percent of the graduate and professional body.

Prof. Debi Khasnabis of the School of Education speaks on diversity at the Multiculturalism and Diversity in Education panel hosted by Lean In at the University of Michigan in Rackham Auditorium on Tuesday.

Panelists for the event, hosted by student organization Lean In University of Michigan were chosen for their unique views on diversity, according to organizers. The group is tied to a nationwide nonprofit of the same name, which aims to increase dialogue around gender equity. The panel was attended by about 100 University of Michigan students, faculty and staff.

Tina Jordan, executive assistant at the Office of the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, leads staff and faculty from around the University community in a discussion on ways to increase campus diversity, equity, and inclusion at the Mic

Nearly 50 faculty members from various departments across the University of Michigan gathered to generate “big and bold” ideas for a more diverse, equitable and inclusive campus at the staff town hall Thursday.

Afro-American studies professor Amanda Alexander speaks about “banning the box” at the LSA Plan-a-thon meeting in the Michigan Leauge on Monday.

The College of Literature, Science and the Arts hosted the first of two workshops Monday to receive feedback and ideas from students regarding ways to facilitate a more inclusive and diverse climate on campus.

In coordination with diversity initiatives on campus, LSA is reviewing the impact of the current race and ethnicity requirement.

Matthew Platt, assistant professor in the Political Science Department at Morehouse College, speaks about the history of black voting rights as part of his presentation during Political Scientists of Color in Haven Hall on Friday.

Throughout his lecture, Platt argued that holding protests and drawing on Black representation in politics both fail to effectively advance the “Black-issue agenda,” which he defined as matters pertaining to anti-racism, culture and social welfare.

Rackham student Mary Jones and LSA junior Julia Kaye exchange notecards as part of an activity to crowdsource ideas regarding the University's new diversity, equity and inclusion initiative at the Be Heard town hall meeting at Angell Hall on Tuesday.

Approximately 50 University community members attended the first of three diversity forums slated to be held this semester as a part of University President Mark Schlissel's diversity initiative Tuesday night.

In the e-mail, Schlissel acknowledged that many students on campus might be unaware of how to get involved.

E. Royster Harper, vice president for student life, celebrates the approval of a new multicultural center at the Regents meeting in the Anderson Room in the Union on Thursday.

The new facility will replace the current Trotter Multicultural Center.