NOTE:  THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN UMDLI.  WE ARE NO LONGER TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR 2020-21.  PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR DETAILS ON THE NEXT COHORT IN FEBRUARY 2021.

Contact Barbara Blazej, blazej@maine.edu or Barbara Cochran, barbara.cochran@maine.edu or 207.581.4094 with questions.

How to Apply

Are you interested in helping shape a diverse and inclusive campus community?  Do you want to improve your skills and reduce your fear of difficult cross-cultural communications or situations?  If these questions spark your curiosity and you would like to learn more with a committed and supportive group of colleagues, we cordially invite you to apply to the UMDLI 2019–20 cohort.

To apply please submit both:

  1. UMDLI Application
  2. Supervisor Consent

Applicants selected for the informal interview stage of the selection process will be notified soon after.

Requirements

  • Attendance at a three-day, overnight kickoff Immersion on the Orono campus (tentatively scheduled for August 10–11, 2020)
  • Attendance at monthly four-hour training sessions on the Orono campus during the academic year exploring more deeply the various aspects of diversity (September, 2020 – May, 2021)
  • Demonstrated commitment to campus diversity leadership
  • Supervisor support of your participation