Diversity & Inclusion

CRLT-Engin provides a range of resources to support faculty, postdocs, and graduate students interested in incorporating effective and inclusive teaching practices. These include confidential consultations for individual instructors and for departments, college-wide and departmental seminars, and web and print resources which can be accessed here.

University of Michigan Strategic Plan

“At the University of Michigan our dedication to academic excellence for the public good is inseparable from our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

It is central to our mission as an educational institution to ensure that each member of our community has full opportunity to thrive in our environment, for we believe that diversity is key to individual flourishing, educational excellence and the advancement of knowledge.”

—President Mark Schlissel

College of Engineering Strategic Plan 

“To be a best-in-class institution for developing engineers that excel as multicultural technologists and leaders (intellectually and socially engaged, valued, interactive, and connected to resources, information, each other, the College, the nation, and the world).” 

-Alec D. Gallimore, Dean of Engineering; Professor of Aerospace Engineering 

College of Engineering Strategic Goals at a Glance

  1. Educate people about diversity, equity, and inclusion in order to spark discussion and action
  2. Collect and monitor data that tells us how we’re doing
  3. Build systems that help focus our DEI efforts
  4. Create welcoming, inclusive physical spaces that enhance the learning environment
  5. Increase diversity among faculty and leadership
  6. Increase student and postdoc diversity
  7. Hire and develop diverse staff
  8. Build a culture of inclusive interaction and multicultural learning