The History of Diversity at the University of Michigan
In 1843 the first foreign students (from Canada) were enrolled in the University. The first African-Americans were enrolled in 1868 and the first woman was enrolled in 1870. This page will help you answer basic questions about the history of diversity at the University of Michigan. The web pages below were developed by a variety of staff and student groups at the University.
Note: the links below lead to web sites outside the Bentley Library's own site.
- History of Women's Studies
- Early Diversity in the Health Sciences
- A Brief History of the Center for the Education of Women
- Women of Color Task Force
- Women of Color in the Academy Project
- Black Medical Graduates of the University of Michigan : (1872- 1960 inclusive) and Selected Black Michigan Physicians by Georgia A. Johnson. (E. Lansing, MI: G. A. Johnson Publishing Co., c1994)
- Japanese Students at the University of Michigan, 1872-1900 A thesis by Robert J. Groner (1974)
- Women at Michigan : The "Dangerous Experiment," 1870s to the Present by Ruth Bordin ( Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, c1999)
- Artifacts and Disclosures: Michigan's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Heritage by Tim Retzloff [Mich.: s.n., 1999]
- Michigan LGBT Timeline:Compiled by Tim Retzloff by Tim Retzloff [Mich.: s.n., 1999].