Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Strategic Planning

View the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Strategy for the School of Public Health.

To advance the ideals of academic excellence and its essential relationship with diversity, equity and inclusion, President Schlissel has called upon the university's vast energies and intellectual and planning resources to develop U-M's first five-year strategic plan on diversity, equity, and inclusion. The President's Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Strategic Planning Initiative was officially launched in September 2015. Each school, college and unit has been charged to produce their own five-year strategic plan, which will be integrated to create the overall U-M Strategic Plan on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Implementation of the U-M plan began in September 2016. 

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Five-Year Strategic Objectives

SPH has convened a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committee, tasked with developing the five-year strategic plan. A the SPH Diversity Town Hall in March 2016, the following draft objectives were presented. The full strategic plan will be available once it has been completed and the SPH community has had an opportunity to contribute. 

Committee Members, 2017

Name Department Representative Title
Laura Scott Biostat Biostat Faculty Rep
Ambyr Amen-Ra Biostat Biostat Staff Rep
Sophia Chen Biostat Biostat Student Rep
Karin Veltman EHS EHS Faculty Rep
Kierstin Fiscus EHS EHS Staff Rep
Mark Wilson (Chair) EPID Epid Faculty Rep
Amanda Dudley EPID Epid Staff Rep
Joel Begay EPID Epid Student Rep
Paul Fleming HBHE HBHE Faculty Rep
Jennifer Crawford HBHE HBHE Staff Rep
Patrick Parkinson HBHE HBHE Student Rep
Daniel Eisenberg HMP HMP Faculty Rep
Kaitlin Taylor HMP HMP Staff Rep
Kara Wilson HMP HMP Student Rep
Young Ah Seo NS NS Faculty Rep
Sarah Ball NS NS Staff Rep
Nathalie Lambrecht NS NS Student Rep
Sharon Kardia Dean's Office N/A
Nichole Burnside Dean's Office N/A
Erin Fluharty Dean's Office N/A
Gennie Anderson Dean's Office N/A


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