MIT Strategic Advisory Committee to the Chancellor
Unified Proposal for an MIT Residence System

Final Proposal (Release 2.0)

This is the final version of the proposal, as presented to the Chancellor and the MIT Community on October 25, 1999. The report is also available in the PostScript, PRN, and MS-Word formats. A two page summary is of the proposal is available in PDF format.

The committee would like to thank everyone who has contributed to the creation of the proposal through their comments and suggestions. The success of the proposal is due to their efforts.

Unified Proposal, Release 1.0

The version of the proposal that was submitted to the Chancellor the morning of October 7. Slides from that presentation are available in the PostScript format.

Early Drafts and Community Feedback

This page has been obsoleted by the posting of the cohesive drafts above, but does contain old drafts and lots of comments from the MIT community.


(Updated 12 Oct 1999)

Read our Frequently Asked Questions file to get the answers to the following questions:

  1. Who are you?
  2. What is happening with the MIT residence system?
  3. What is this project?
  4. What is the timeline for this project?
  5. Will my feedback matter?
  6. Will the Unified Proposal report reflect what the student body really wants?
  7. How can I influence the report?
  8. Is this project officially commissioned by MIT or any of the student governments?
  9. How can I participate further in the reform effort and/or stay informed about future developments?


People currently directly involved with the SAC.


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