Educational Policy, Committee on (CEP)

All meetings will be held from 2:00–3:30 in Kresge 439.

September 10, 2013
October 8, 2013
November 5, 2013
December 3, 2013
January 14, 2014
February 11, 2014
March 4, 2014
April 8, 2014
May 6, 2014

Charge: To serve as an agent of the faculty to promote the quality of education at the school; including overseeing the coordination and integration of the school’s educational activities of the departments and administration, (including coordinating the implementation of curricular policies established by the school’s accrediting agency);overseeing the quality of teaching; developing policies that enhance the quality of education, including policies on advising and mentoring of students and fellows; establishing procedures for the implementation of educational policies, and communicating policies and procedures to the departments. The committee will also conduct periodic reviews of the educational programs at the school and recommend appropriate changes to the faculty. The committee receives recommendations from faculty, students, and staff; identifies strengths and weaknesses in the school’s educational activities; and develops policies for faculty review and decision. The focus of the committee will be policy rather than administration; implementation of educational policies adopted by the committee will be accomplished via the appropriate departmental or administrative unit within the school. The Committee on Educational Policy was established in 1969; its charge was revised in 1997.
Members: One faculty member from each department appointed by the department chair for three-year terms and the associate deans for educational programs.  Representatives will be members of departmental curriculum committees or active in curriculum planning activities. Two student members. The chair and vice-chair are appointed by the dean.

Russ Hauser, Environmental Health, chair (2016)
S.V. Subramanian, Social and Behavioral Sciences, vice-chair (2016)
Manoj Duraisingh, Immunology and Infectious Diseases (2016)
Edward Giovannucci, Nutrition (2015)
Sonia Hernández Díaz, Epidemiology (2015)
Nancy Kane, Health Policy and Management, (2014; sabbatical 2011-12)
Zhi-Min Yuan, Genetics and Complex Diseases (2016)
Daniel Wikler, Population and International Health (2015)
David Wypij, Biostatistics (2016)

From the administration:
Michelle Bell
Roberta Gianfortoni
Stan Hudson
Ian Lapp
Nancy Turnbull, Office for Educational Programs

Student Members:
TBA

Contact: Michelle Bell, Office for Educational Programs (617-432-1778)