UM's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Plan

UM's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Plan

Strategy 3.2.5 (Programming Financial Support)

Increase financial support for and visibility of diversity and inclusion efforts and annual events (see PFA 1)

Owners/Accountable Party

  • President
  • Chief of Staff
  • CEO of the UM Foundation
  • Vice Provost for Student Success

Actions

Near-term Actions

  • Fundraise to support strategies outlined in the Excellence in Native American Education Plan and to support broader institutional efforts to create a more inclusive, equitable learning environment
  • Establish a S.E.A. Change mini-grant program to which faculty and staff can apply

Future Actions

  • Identify sustainable funding for the Annual Kyiyo Powwow, Black Solidarity Summit, Tunnel of Oppression, DiverseU, etc.)

Completed and Ongoing Actions

  • Provided financial support for DAC mini-grants for students and employees working to advance DEI efforts
  • Hired Director of Inclusive Excellence and provide for operating funds
  • Hired Tribal Outreach Specialist and provide for operating funds
  • Increased funding for the Office of Equal Opportunity