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

Education professor Rob Sellers encourage successful college practices at the SuccessConnects Orientation in the Student Activities Building on Wednesday.

The SuccessConnects program held its orientation for its over 150 student scholars Wednesday in the Student Activites Building.

The School of Literature, Science and the Arts announced last week that students who transfer into the college at the University from another college or university will have the option to defer enrollment for up to one year. 

President Barack Obama announced his nomination of School of Public Policy and economics professor Kathryn M. Dominguez to serve on the Federal Reserve Board Monday afternoon.