Faculty Senate of the University of Pennsylvania

The Senate Committee on Students and Educational Policy (SCSEP)

The Senate Committee on Students and Educational Policy consists of at least six members. The Faculty Senate Chair and Chair-Elect serve ex officio. The Penn Association for Senior and Emeritus Faculty (PASEF) also appoints a non-voting member.

The Senate Committee on Students and Educational Policy oversees and advises the Senate Executive Committee on matters relating to the University's policies and procedures on the admission and instruction of students, including academic integrity, admissions policies and administration, evaluation of teaching, examinations and grading, academic experiences, educational opportunities (such as study abroad), student records, disciplinary systems, and the campus environment.

In general the Committee deals with the matters covered by the following section of the University's Faculty Handbook: IV.

2018-2019 SCSEP Committee Members

Dominic Sisti, PSOM/Medical Ethics (Chair)
Sunday Akintoye, Dental School
Lisa Lewis, Nursing
Ty Muhly, PSOM/Anesthesiology & Critical Care
Carol Muller, SAS/Music
Ralph Rosen, SAS/Classical Studies
Jorge Santiago-Aviles, SEAS/ESE

Ex officio:
Senate Chair-Elect, Steven Kimbrough, Wharton
Senate Chair, Jennifer Pinto-Martin, Nursing
PASEF Representative, Anita Summers, Wharton

SCSEP Annual Reports

Report of the Senate Committee on Students and Educational Policy, 2017-2018

Report of the Senate Committee on Students and Educational Policy, 2016-2017

Contact The Faculty Senate

Fisher Hall

Office of the Faculty Senate

Box 9 College Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6303

(215) 898-6943

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