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Central Michigan University's Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer engages in a conversation with students. Central Michigan University's Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer engages in a conversation with students.

Office for Institutional Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Hundreds of students march on a sidewalk carrying signs with Martin Luther King Jr.'s likeness and words from his "I have a dream" speech.

Unity has never meant uniformity.

CMU's Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion smiling together for a picture at the annual MLK CommUNITY Peace Brunch
Central Michigan University students walking in the annual Martin Luther King Jr. march on campus and holding an MLK banner.

Our mission

The Office for Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (OIDEI) is the driving force behind CMU’s commitment to creating a culture of belonging. The work of our division emerges in the expansion of institutional policy, procedure, and practice as it relates to diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice.

Our vision

We aim to advance Central Michigan University as a pluralistic educational community that fosters growth and transformation in action and thought.

Our values

Advocacy, allyship, belonging, education, healthy social change, and leadership.