"Creating and sustaining an accessible, inclusive and supportive community."

 

Welcome to the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at Michigan State University.

Our Mission

The mission of the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (ODEI) is that it will serve as a resource that faculty, staff and graduate students within the units of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) use to develop intentional efforts to recruit and retain diverse faculty, staff and graduate students to enhance teaching, research and extension.

To this end, ODEI works with relevant departments to recruit diverse students, faculty, and staff; to support the professional development of members of our community from diverse and historically underserved backgrounds; and to represent and advocate for diverse representation in academic and professional fields in agriculture and natural resources.

Explore the programs, events, and resources we maintain to support our mission.

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Read our Fall 2017 Newsletter 

Newsletter

Events

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News

Search begun for Associate Dean and Director for the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Published on June 15, 2017

The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) is pleased to announce the search for the Associate Dean and Director for the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

Meet Phillip Seaborn: Assistant Director of Undergraduate Diversity

Published on October 7, 2016

In August, CANR welcomed Phillip Seaborn to the position of Assistant Director of Undergraduate Diversity. Phillip will be responsible for overseeing the pre-college and outreach programs and diversity initiatives for the undergraduate population.

Notes from the Office of Diversity and Pluralism

Published on October 7, 2016

Welcome and welcome back from the Office of Diversity and Pluralism!

Diversity in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources: Q&A with Dean Hendrick

Published on September 7, 2016

Ron Hendrick began his position as Dean of CANR in July of 2016. Diversity programs will be a priority in his first year. We sat down to discuss why diversity is a priority of his, and how we can all be a part of that.

CANR Chairs and Directors

Office of Diversity & Pluralism Recognition 2016

Published on April 25, 2016

The following departments were recognized by the CANR Office of Diversity & Pluralism for efforts to promote programming

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