UM's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Plan

UM's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Plan

Strategy 4.2.1 (Interdependence)

Publicly express UM’s interdependence with tribal communities and Montana’s Indigenous peoples

Owners/Accountable Party

  • President
  • Chief of Staff
  • Tribal Outreach Specialist
  • VP for Marketing and Communications


Near-term Actions

  • Widely acknowledge that UM is in aboriginal territory by both expressing the land statement and explaining how this statement is translated into action
  • Work with the Salish Cultural Committee to revisit UM’s land acknowledgment and make refinements that reflect a robust commitment to understanding our past and partnering into the future

Future Actions

  • Provide guidance to departments/units on land acknowledgment and the importance of demonstrating how the acknowledgment impacts actions

Completed and Ongoing Actions