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Academic Affairs Governance & Committees
The mission of the Senate is to represent all full time teaching faculty members at the institute and to improve the quality of Wentworth Institute of Technology's learning environment.
The Curriculum Committee's mission is to provide guidance and counsel and to make recommendations to the Provost's office on all proposals of programs, curricula, and individual courses.
The Promotion Committee is charged by the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost with recommending faculty for promotion in rank to Associate Professor and Professor.
Program Review Committee
The Program Review Committee is charged with making recommendations to the Provost's office on new academic program proposals, and reviewing existing academic programs on a cyclical basis.
Institutional Review Board
The mission of the Wentworth Institute of Technology Institutional Review Board (IRB) is to oversee and review all projects that involve human subjects meeting the federal definition of “research” conducted at and sponsored by Wentworth Institute of Technology (“covered projects”) and to review all other projects it deems are appropriate for its review.
Graduate Programs Committee
The Graduate Programs Committee (GPC) was created in July, 2011, to review and make recommendations on all aspects of graduate study at Wentworth.
A sabbatical leave is granted by the Institute to members of the faculty as recognition of notable service and as a means by which a teacher's effectiveness may be enhanced, a scholar's effectiveness enhanced, and the Institution's academic programs strengthened and developed.