Diversity & Inclusion

Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

Campus Climate Assessment and Action

The EMU Diversity Campus Climate Assessment begins in October 2019. This initiative, called Diversity in Action, will consist of a random cross-section survey of students, faculty and staff, and a series of town hall meetings and focus groups designed to give a platform to the unique voices on our campus. If you receive an invitation to join a focus group, attend a town hall or take the survey, we urge you to participate. The findings will be delivered to EMU's administration and campus community, and a plan of action will be put in place to bolster, improve and monitor issues of respect, inclusion, access and equity on campus.

"Campus climate touches the core of our basic need to feel connected to the places where we work, learn, lead and serve. As president, I am committed to advancing a coordinated effort to increase diversity, equity and inclusion on Eastern's campus. To facilitate this goal, a Campus Climate Assessment Committee will conduct a University-wide assessment--work that will help to identify our areas of strength as well as our areas for improvement as we work to enrich the daily reality of students, faculty and staff at EMU."

James Smith, Ph.D. 
EMU President

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