Mathematician has been a member of the faculty since 1980 and department head since 2004.
The Institute has responded to a request from the US Senate Committee on Finance for information on MIT's endowment spending policies and commitment to financial aid. Senator Max Baucus and Senator Charles Grassley wrote to MIT and 135 other colleges and universities requesting information related to endowment growth and college costs. President Hockfield's response letter, and a copy of MIT's answers to the Senators' questions, are available online.
- President Hockfield's Response Letter to Senator Baucus and Senator Grassley
- MIT Response to Senate Finance Committee (PDF)