Objective 1

Primary Constituents
Students, Graduate Programs, U-M Community
Primary DE&I Goal
Other Applicable Domains
Promoting an Equitable and Inclusive Community

Five-Year Strategic Objective 1

  • Continue active efforts to infuse diversity, equity, and inclusion into educational and scholarly offerings for graduate students and other U-M community members
  • Engage in active advertisement and outreach to encourage participation of diverse students and other U-M community members in Rackham DE&I events, as applicable
Measures of Success for Objective 1
  • Number and type of Rackham sponsored/co-sponsored events (talks, panels, seminars, workshops) focused on DE&I topics
  • Participation of diverse students (with regard to demographic background, discipline, program type) in Rackham educational/scholarly events related to DE&I, e.g., research conferences and symposia
  • Rackham Interdisciplinary Workshops with a DE&I focus
  • Institutionalized exposure of all Ph.D. students to DE&I training
FY17 Actions
  • Document the various DE&I-related educational/scholarly events sponsored or co-sponsored by Rackham (e.g., those supported through Dean’s Office/Dean’s Strategic Fund, Graduate Student Success Office, other units)
  • Document and examine available participant information from Rackham events in FY16
  • Solicit input from students and academic programs regarding the types of educational offerings of most interest and relevance to them