Strategic Initiatives

IDI advances university-wide initiatives with campus partners to become a national leader in increasing diversity, promoting inclusion, ensuring equity and eliminating disparities on our campus and beyond.

Short-Term Work Group on Names and Pronouns

The Short-Term Work Group on Names and Pronouns will focus on immediate actions to better and consistently capture and utilize names and pronouns in existing university systems and various processes. 

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Excellence in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award

DEI Strategic Theme Subcommittee

Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer Jabbar R. Bennett, Ph.D. provides an update on the diversity, equity and inclusion implementation planning to set Michigan State University on a course to formulate and deliver actionable plans in the coming year.

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All-Gender Inclusive Restroom Design Study

The All-Gender Restroom Design Study is a stakeholder initiative to ensure equitable and inclusive restroom access at Michigan State University. The study will identify parameters for the initial scope and serve as a guide for future improvement projects.

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