Welcome to the Office of Academic Affairs
The mission of Academic Affairs is to exercise administrative authority and provide leadership and support to its academic and programmatic units in carrying out the teaching, research, and service mission of UMD. Academic Affairs oversees five collegiate units which include the Labovitz School of Business and Economics, the College of Education and Human Service Professions, the School of Fine Arts, the College of Liberal Arts and the Swenson College of Science and Engineering, as well as the the Natural Resources Research Institute, Minnesota Sea Grant Program, Information Technology Systems and Services, the UMD Library, the Liberal Education Program, the Honors Program, and the offices of Admissions, Financial Aid, Registrar, First Year Experience, Graduate Education, Sponsored Project Administration, International Education, Civic Engagement, and Continuing Education. Academic Affairs has primary responsibility for the University's academic policies and procedures, academic program planning and approval, budgeting, academic personnel (appointments and reappointments, tenure and promotion, annual evaluations) institutional accreditation and accountability, program review, assessment of student learning, enrollment management, student success initiatives, institutional research, and academic space assignment.
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