What you need to know

The Subcommittee on the Communication Requirement (SOCR) is a permanent subcommittee of the Committee on the Undergraduate Program (CUP). Its membership includes one faculty co-chair from the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (SHASS) and one faculty co-chair from the School of Engineering or the School of Science; and in addition, one faculty member from each of the five Schools; two undergraduates; and ex officiis, the Vice Chancellor, the Dean of SHASS, and the head of Comparative Media Studies/Writing, or their designated representatives. The Registrar's Office provides administrative support. For more information about SOCR, email socr@mit.edu.


2020-2021 Subcommittee on the Communication Requirement

Adam Albright, SHASS Co-chair, Linguistics
Michael Follows, School of Science Co-chair, Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Science
Kathleen MacArthur, Executive Officer and Associate Dean for Curriculum and Faculty Support

Faculty

department

Catherine E. Clark History
Oliver Jagoutz Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Science
TBD Sloan School of Management Representative
TBD School of Architecture and Planning Representative
William Tisdale Chemical Engineering

Students

 
Sarah Weidman '21 Undergraduate Representative
Tanya Yang '22

Undergraduate Representative

Ex officio

 
Stephanie Frampton Designated Representative, Vice Chancellor
Edward Schiappa Designated Representative, Head of Comparative Media Studies/Writing
Caley Horan Designated Representative, Dean of SHASS 

STAFF

 
Thomas Scahill  Senior Staff Associate