Tabbye Chavous, vice provost and chief diversity officer, oversees the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (ODEI), the organization that leads and supports university-wide initiatives focused on the recruitment of a diverse faculty, staff, and student body, while fostering an inclusive and equitable community at the University of Michigan. ODEI also engages surrounding communities in mission-focused, mutually beneficial partnerships. The vision of the office is to envision a diverse university where all thrive and excel.


Tabbye Chavous, Vice Provost for Equity and Inclusion, Chief Diversity Officer
Marionette Cano, Executive Assistant
Mikalia Dennis, Executive Assistant
Crystal Flynn, Executive Assistant
Tyne Lucas, Senior Program Manager
Ellen Meader, Assistant Vice Provost
John Rodriguez, Strategic Communications Manager
Marie Ting, Assistant Vice Provost
Katrina Wade-Golden, Associate Vice Provost, Deputy Chief Diversity Officer
Debbie Willis, Assistant Vice Provost

Organization Chart
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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Office of Academic Multicultural Initiatives (OAMI)
Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (ODEI)
Center for Educational Outreach (CEO)
Wolverine Pathways