University of Michigan unit established in 1990 concerned with the university's international research and teaching activities. Series in the record group include: Presidential Initiatives Fund, Units, Topical Files, Correspondence, and Visual Materials including photographs and videocassettes primarily depicting visit of University of Michigan delegation to South Africa in 1991 in part to present honorary degree to Nelson Mandela.
The records of the Office of International Academic Affairs document the international affairs and concerns of the University of Michigan. The records span the years 1968-1993; the bulk of the materials cover 1989-1992. The records are divided into five series: Presidential Initiatives Fund, Academic Units, Topical Files, Correspondence, and Visual Materials