MIT Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Visiting Professor and Scholar Program
MLK Visitor Nomination Procedure
  • Faculty member writes letter of nomination to Department Head.
  • Department Head endorses nomination and forwards it to the Dean for approval and who then sends it to the Institute Community and Equity Officer, Edmund Bertschinger.
  • Nomination should include:

--Plan of Engagement for the visitor

--Candidate's CV

--Budget (contact the Office of the Provost with questions regarding budget; contact details TBD)

--Name of Departmental mentor for the candidate

This nomination will be reviewed by the Associate Provost and School Dean. Upon approval, the Department Head should send an offer letter to the candidate stating terms of appointment, and in turn request a letter of acceptance confirming dates of visit from the candidate.

If an interview trip is requested/needed, the Provost's Office will cover reasonable costs.

Upon receipt of a letter of acceptance (from the candidate), an appointment form should be forwarded to Shauna Y. Bush-Fenty. She will then arrange for a transfer of necessary funds to the Department.

2015 - 2016 Application Deadline: February 16, 2015