GOAL

Increase the number of faculty, staff, students, and alumni from diverse backgrounds.

Success Measure

To increase the number of faculty, staff and students from diverse backgrounds in all educational programs over the next five years.


Action

Engage the alumni to support an endowment for the Profile for Success program to sustain it in perpetuity.

Success Measure

Increase the Profile for Success endowment to $300,000.

Status

On Schedule

Achieve By: Jun 2020


Action

Maintain the quality of the Profile for Success program.

PFS Class No. Admitted to dental school No. Admitted to U-M
2017 11 out of 12 7 out of 11
2018    
2019    

Success Measure

1.A. 80% or more of the graduates are admitted to a U.S. dental school.

 

1.B. 50% of the graduates attend the University of Michigan School of Dentistry.

Status

On Schedule

Achieve By: Jan 2020

 

On Schedule

Achieve By: Jan 2020


Action

Faculty who serve on search committees learn practices that help to make searches more successful by producing a more diverse candidate pool and hiring the most desirable candidates.

Success Measure

95% of faculty search committee members will attend a Strategies and Tactics for Recruiting to Increase Diversity and Excellence (STRIDE) workshop.

30% of all faculty will attend at least one cultural competency workshop.

Status

On Schedule

Achieve By: Jan 2019

 

On Schedule

Achieve By: Sep 2018


Action

Faculty and staff routinely report on their diversity, equity and inclusions (DEI) activities of the past year and set a new goal for the coming year.

Success Measure

Pilot report is conducted during the Spring 2018 Faculty Annual Reviews.

 

Based on feedback, changes to the DEI report and goal setting are completed.

Status

On Schedule

Achieve By: July 2018

 

On Schedule

Achieve By: Jan 2019


GOAL

Foster individualized career development and create an environment that inspires optimal, rewarding, and enjoyable faculty, staff, and student performance.

Success Measure

Using the results of 2015 Climate Study, by the end of 2015 develop and implement Actions with Success Measures to:

  1. Increase resources that foster an inclusive environment
  2. Create structures to improve communication across the school

Action

Improve the career development skills of mentors in the Staff Mentorship and Ambassador Program through a mentor training program.

Success Measure

One staff who receives either internal or external promotion participates in the Staff Mentorship and Ambassador Program.

Status

On Schedule

Achieve By: Sep 2018


Stewards: Todd Ester, Director of Diversity and Inclusion; Richard Fetchiet, Executive Director of Alumni Relations and Development; and Natalie Brown, Human Resources Director