- High-Quality Academic and Professional Environment
- Service, Partnership, and Collaboration
Rackham provides funding to graduate programs and sponsors numerous activities aimed at recruiting an outstanding and inclusive student body. We seek to provide intellectual, social, emotional, and financial support so that students from groups that are historically underrepresented in higher education or in their fields feel welcome and thrive in their studies.
Recent DEI Posts
Rackham alum Rebeca Villegas applies skills learned during Rackham’s Professional Development DEI Certificate Program to her work advancing environmental justice at the National Wildlife Federation.
Rackham Professional and Academic Development Program Lead Deborah Willis writes about vetting prospective employers for commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
In an open letter to the graduate student community, Rackham Dean Mike Solomon decries recent examples of racism and violence, and pledges Rackham’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
The MSI grant programs center on building institutional rapport, trust, and mutually beneficial collaborations with Minority Serving Institutions.