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College Education Committee

The College Education Committee (CEC) is the committee of Academic Board responsible for ensuring that the academic provision for all programmes is of the highest possible standard. It formulates, approves and monitors policy and strategy for admissions, learning, teaching, supervision, student welfare and quality enhancement.

The Committee is chaired by the Vice-Principal (Education). The terms of reference, membership, frequency of meetings and conduct of business can be found in here. For further information please contact the secretary.


Meetings 2023-24

College Education Committee meeting dates 2023-24

DatePaper deadline

4 October 2023

20 September 2023

15 November 2023

1 November 2023

31 January 2024

17 January 2024

20 March 2024

6 March 2024

22 May 2024

8 May 2024

3 July 2024

19 June 2024


Meetings 2024-25

DateTime and venuePaper deadline

2 October 2024

14:00-16:00, TBC

18 September 2024

13 November 2024

14:00-16:00, TBC

30 October 2024

29 January 2025

14:00-16:00, TBC

15 January 2025

12 March 2025

14:00-16:00, TBC

26 February 2025

4 June 2025

14:00-16:00, TBC

21 May 2025

9 July 2025

14:00-16:00, TBC

25 June 2025

The members of the College Education Committee are:

Secretary - Lynne Barker (interim)

College Education Committee members

CompositionMembership 2023/24

Chair, Vice President & Vice-Principal (Education & Student Success)

Professor Adam Fagan

Deputy Chair, nominated by the Vice President (Education & Student Success) from amongst the members of the Committee

 Sam Smidt

Faculty Members: (one Faculty Member and one alternate per Faculty)

 Arts & Humanities 


Dr Catherine Wheatley


Dr Sarah Bowden

Dental, Oral & Craniofacial Sciences 


Professor Kim Piper



 Dickson Poon School of Law


Professor Paul James Cardwell


Dr Isidora Maletic

 King's Business School


Professor Sally Everett


Dr Claire Wardell

Life Sciences & Medicine: Bioscience Education


Professor Helen Collins


Professor Deena Gibbons

Life Sciences & Medicine: Medical Education


Professor Nicki Cohen


Sam Thenabadu

Natural, Mathematical & Engineering Sciences



Maribel Fernandez (Interim until January 2024)


Professor Samjid Mannan

Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care


Professor Mary Malone


Dr Sam Bassett

Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience


Professor Juliet Foster


Professor Dr Clemens Kiecker

Social Science & Public Policy


Professor Robert Francis


Dr Nicholas Michelsen

Professional & Continuing Education 


Chris Green


Dr Ana Sousa Aguiar de Medeiros

Non-Faculty membership

Executive Director, Students & Education Directorate 

Darren Wallis

Executive Director, Transformation

Keith Zimmerman

Academic Director, King's Academy

Professor Sam Smidt

Postgraduate Taught Lead


Chair: Academic Standards Sub-Committee (ASSC)

Anette Schroeder-Rossell

Chair: Programme Development & Approval Sub-committee (PDASC) 

Professor Sam Smidt

Chair: Collaborative Provision Sub-Committee (CPSC) 

Lynne Barker

KCLSU (unreserved business only)

KCLSU Representation & Campaigns Manager

Nicole Robinson

KCLSU President or nominee

Steven Suresh

KCLSU Vice-President for Education (Arts & Sciences)

Janvi Jagasia

KCLSU Vice-President for Education (Health Schools)

Sadaf Abbas Cheema

KCLSU Vice-President for Postgraduate

Alizéh Abrar

In attendance

Strategic Director, Education & Students

Joy Whyte

Strategic Director, Education & Students 

Liv Roberts

Director, Library & Collections 

Elisabeth Hannon

Alternate: Ruth Murphy

Associate Director, ARQS

Lynne Barker

Director, King's Online

Nick Worthington

College Secretary

Irene Birrell

CTEL Academic Lead

Dr Eleanor Dommett 

Dean of King's College London

The Revd Dr Ellen Clark-King

Four Associate Directors (Education) - two from Arts & Sciences, two from the Health Faculties

Other officers of the College may also be permitted by the Chair to attend the College Education Committee either permanently or for particular meetings, along with those presenting papers to the Committee at specific meetings.


Academic Regulations, Quality and Standards team