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This page includes: (1) reports generated by the Faculty Policy Committee and any subcommittees it charges; (2) reports by groups charged by the Chair of the Faculty (perhaps in collaboration with others); (3) some key reports from Standing Committees of the Faculty – these reports and related links are also found on the web pages of these committees; and (4) reports from Institute-wide initiatives or task forces on topics that are of direct relevance to faculty members – such as community, diversity, education, student life, and more. Please contact us if there is an additional report that you would like to see included here.

February 2022
Ad Hoc Committee on MITx and MITx Online
Caspar Hare

The Ad Hoc Committee on MITx and MITx Online focused on MIT’s strategy with respect to the production and distribution of open online educational material.

July 2014
Task Force on the Future of MIT Education
Israel Ruiz, Sanjay Sarma, Karen Willcox

In this final report, the Task Force offers a series of recommendations for how MIT can continue to transform education for future generations of learners.

May 2014
MITx Subcommittee of the FPC
Susan Silbey

The MITx Subcommittee of the FPC considered how to (a) provide faculty governance and oversight, (b) assign credit for online courses while assuring academic integrity, and (c) preserve the quality of the MIT educational program. Recommendations for managing intersections between MITx and other online coursework and the residential program are summarized and elaborated on in the report.