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.
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.
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.