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Educational Council

Charge

The Educational Council provides advice to the Vice President for Academic Programs and Dean about the formation or dissolution of standing committees and receives reports, as needed, from established standing committees (such as those on Admissions, Fellowships and the WHOI membership of the Joint Committees). In addition, the Educational Council provides advice to theVice President for Academic Programs and Dean for establishing ad hoc committees, which may be required to make studies and recommendations on specific issues. Members of standing and ad hoc committees are appointed by the Vice President for Academic Programs and Dean in consultation with Department Chairs and the MPC Director with attention to appropriate representation of the Departments and MPC for specific committees.

Membership

The current members are listed in the table below:

Members
Margaret K. Tivey (Chair) Vice President for Academic Programs and Dean
Delia Oppo Associate Dean
Ann Tarrant J. Seward Johnson Chair, Biology Department
Mark Hahn Biology Department Representative
Jeffrey Seewald J. Seward Johnson Chair, Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry Department
Daniel Repeta Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry Department Representative
Daniel Lizarralde J. Seward Johnson Chair, Geology & Geophysics Department
TBD Geology & Geophysics Department Representative
Weifeng Gordon Zhang J. Seward Johnson Chair, Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering Department
Malcolm Scully Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering Department Representative
Claudia Cenedese J. Seward Johnson Chair, Physical Oceanography Department
Young-Oh Kwon Physical Oceanography Department Representative
Joseph Pedlosky Physical Oceanography Department, ex-officio
Michelle DiBenedetto Postdoctoral Association Representative
Simon Pendleton Postdoctoral Association Representative
Lauren Dykman Joint Program Student Representative
Kalina Grabb Joint Program Student Representative