DEI Resources for Faculty


  • CLRT Summer Workshops
  • Inclusive Teaching Liaisons - This group of faculty meets regularly to support inclusive teaching in the school. For more information contact U-M School of Nursing liaisons for Inclusive Teaching Dr. Nadia CharaniaDr. Patricia Tillman-MeakinsDr. Jade BurnsDr. Rob StephensonDr. Lee Roosevelt, and Lindsey Freysinger.
  • Culture Champions - The Culture Champions are a group of faculty and staff who work to find ways to increase communication and transparency at the U-M School of Nursing, increasing conflict management skills for all employees at the school. Culture Champions send periodic updates about their work through email. 
  • LGBTQ+ Faculty Network - This network meets regularly and serves as a resource to individuals who might be feeling marginalized on account of any aspect of their identity. As always, allies are welcome to attend our meetings. For more information contact Dr. Akshay Sharma.
  • Nursing DEI Activities Seed Funding - DEI activities funds of up to $300 are available to faculty, students and staff for further supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion in courses and co-curricular activities. Examples include inviting a guest speaker to your class, planning a site visit, and organizing a panel discussion that explores diverse approaches to understanding and addressing health disparities.  Learn more
  • Faculty & Staff of Color
  • Rackham Diversity Grants for Faculty - Complements the activities of faculty to strengthen diversity in individual graduate programs and departments. This grant opportunity is designed to support Rackham Faculty Allies, as well as faculty in non-Rackham programs – with interest in building diversity initiatives within their own departments, with their own students and colleagues.

  • U-M DEI Courses and Trainings