Academics

As plans for a new major on socioeconomic status move forward, responses gathered by an LSA Student Government poll have demonstrated high student interest.

Throughout this semester, there has been ongoing discussion at Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs meetings over the creation of a tri-campus task force between the different faculty governance structures at the University of Michigan's Ann Arbor, Flint and Dearborn campuses.

Last year, LSA sophomore Lauren Schandevel and Sociology Prof. Dwight Lang had an informal discussion about the absence of social class in University of Michigan class curriculum.

The University of Michigan announced earlier this month that ECoach, a personalized education platform that

Last week, a new school faculty transition team was appointed to plan the transition from the School of Natural Resources and Environment to a new School of Sustainability.

Thirty faculty members and graduate students gathered Friday in the Michigan League to talk about creating inclusive and equitable environments for faculty as part of a broader University of Michigan inclusion effort.

The University of Michigan’s new Academic Innovation Initiative, announced during a kick-off event last week, is intended to transform higher education, according to James DeVaney, associate vice provost for academic innovation.

SACUA Vice Chair Dave Wright at the Senate Advisory Committee meeting on Monday.

The Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs met Monday evening to discuss how the committee responded to campus controversies, as well as review edits made by the University of Michigan’s Dearborn and Flint representatives to a resolution from a previous SACUA meeting on a tri-campu

The Office of Academic Innovation, which aims to promote new ideas on how to educate students, kicked off a new initiative Thursday with speeches from University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel, University Provost Martha Pollack and a panel of professors working on various initiatives.

SACUA Chair Bill Schultz and Provost Martha Pollack at a SACUA meeting at the Fleming Administrative Building on Monday.

At the Senate Advisory Committee on Undergraduate Affairs meeting on Monday, University Provost Martha Pollack expressed concern after racist posters were found i