Vision, Mission, Guiding Principles for LSA Student Academic Affairs and the Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center
As a community of higher education professionals, and in collaboration with key partners across the college and beyond, LSA Student Academic Affairs aspires to be a valued resource and leader in support of the academic and personal experience of undergraduate students at the University of Michigan.
LSA Student Academic Affairs engages students, fosters their success, and upholds academic standards in support of the liberal arts and the University of Michigan community.
Create an atmosphere of open and supportive relationships
We see people as whole, complex, and worthy of understanding. We value interaction with others and work to develop and sustain collegial relationships within and beyond SAA.
Show appreciation and consideration for others
We strive to cultivate a culture of respect in which we promote active listening, purposeful interaction, and an appreciation for diverse perspectives.
Champion inclusivity and build trust through communication
We strive to understand one another and work to foster transparent and constructive conversations, regardless of position or authority.
Foster accountability and integrity
We will take ownership of our decisions in a compassionate, authentic and principled manner.
Support and encourage reflection
We are committed to learning, growing, and adapting to best serve the ever evolving university community.
Seek opportunities for joy and play
We embrace the moments we have to connect with one another and have fun.