Commission on Diversity and Inclusion Vision Statement

Commencing its mission in January 2017, the President’s Commission on Diversity and Inclusion has assumed the charge of rendering recommendations that set a template for institutional diversity, equity and inclusion at Eastern Michigan University. In pursuing its work, the Commission envisions a university that:

  • Ensures the well-being and empowers the voice of all members of the university community;
  • Integrates diversity, equity and inclusion as a threaded strategic imperative of all dimensions of institutional excellence;
  • Aligns policies, procedures and outcomes with official expressions of mission, goals and values;
  • Eliminates process, structural and systemic barriers to achieving institutional diversity, equity and inclusion;
  • Integrates the creative talents of the entire university community into university programming, decision-making, and operations
  • Implements a coordinated accountability driven, continuous improvement model of programming, staffing and operations; and
  • Leverages its historical legacy, its geographic positioning in southeastern Michigan, and its institutional strengths to position itself for 21st Century leadership in transforming the region and the nation.

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