How to Apply

Applications for the UMDLI 2019–20 cohort are now closed. Look for an invitation to apply to next year’s cohort in February 2020. Contact Barbara Blazej, blazej@maine.edu or Barbara Cochran, barbara.cochran@maine.edu or 207.581.4094 with questions.

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
  • Attendance at monthly four-hour training sessions on the Orono campus during the academic year exploring more deeply the various aspects of diversity
  • Demonstrated commitment to campus diversity leadership
  • Supervisor support of your participation
UMDLI 2017-18 cohort
2017-18 UMDLI Cohort
UMDLI 19-20 cohort group photo
2019–20 UMDLI Cohort
2015-16 UMDLI Cohort
2015-16 UMDLI Cohort (missing members Mark Congdon and Jennifer Lobley)
photo of UMDLI 2018–19 cohort
2018–19 UMDLI Cohort
2014-2015 UMDLI Alums
2014-15 UMDLI Cohort