MIT Faculty Newsletter  
Vol. XXV No. 2
November / December 2012
Faculty MIT 2030 Task Force Report Clearly Identifies Key Issues
Report of the Task Force on Community Engagement in 2030 Planning on Development of MIT- Owned Property in Kendall Square
What Students Want From Faculty
Task Force on Community Engagement with 2030 Planning
Graduate Student Life, Research Productivity, and the MITIMCo Proposal
The Millenials@MIT: Discussions on the Generational Changes in the Graduate Student Population
The Office of Faculty Support:
What Can We Do To Help You?
Preparing for a New Industrial Revolution
MIT: First in the World, Sixth in the U.S.?
An Opportunity for Faculty to Help Shape MIT’s Remarkable Graduate Student Community
Faculty Committee Activity: Fall 2012 Update
Progress Report on the Bernard M. Gordon – MIT Engineering Leadership Program
The Alumni Class Funds Seek Proposals for Teaching and Education Enhancement
MITAC: Your Ticket to Cultural and Recreational Activities
Why We Need HumanitiesX
Campus Population FY 1981 – 2012
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The Alumni Class Funds Seek Proposals for Teaching and Education Enhancement


The Office of Faculty Support is requesting proposals for projects for the 2013-2014 academic year that improve the quality of teaching, enrich students’ learning experiences, and uphold the tradition of innovation at the Institute. The Alumni Class Funds are comprised of gifts from the classes of 1951, 1955, 1972, and 1999.

Over the past 15 years more than 150 projects were made possible through the generous assistance of the Alumni Class Funds. These projects have had substantial impact on education both inside and outside MIT. Grants typically range from $10,000 to $50,000 and cover a wide variety of creative curricular and pedagogical projects. Larger scale projects will also be considered, as well as project renewals and multiple year projects, but funding commitments will be made on a year-by-year basis.

Proposals are due on Friday, February 1, 2013. Guidelines, forms, instructions, and descriptions of previously funded projects can be found at Please contact the Office of Faculty Support at 617-253-6776 or for more information.

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