Martin Schmidt named provost; Cynthia Barnhart named chancellor
February 3, 2014Two faculty members named to MIT’s most senior academic posts first arrived at the Institute as students in the early 1980s.
Dennis Freeman appointed dean for undergraduate education
June 6, 2013Electrical engineering and computer science professor has lengthy record of leadership in teaching, advising and curricular innovation.
Kaiser, Grimson launch Graduate Student Housing Working Group
March 18, 2013Effort comes in response to faculty’s 2030/Kendall task force recommendation; Kendall Square zoning hearings continue.
Sanjay Sarma appointed as MIT’s first director of digital learning
November 20, 2012Mechanical engineering professor will shepherd efforts to integrate elements of online education into traditional MIT courses.
Dropbox CEO Drew Houston will be MIT’s 2013 Commencement speaker
November 13, 2012MIT alumnus and co-founder of popular file-transfer service will address the Class of 2013 on June 7.
TIMtalks spotlight students who have turned failure into success
May 18, 2012Event gives students an opportunity to discuss failure, achievement, MIT culture.
Some MIT freshmen get high-level advisors
May 11, 2012Top administrators ‘walk the talk’ by advising members of the Class of 2015.
Chancellor concludes review of 2011 Clean Energy Prize
April 12, 2012Finds rules were not broken, but competition needs improvements, including better guidelines on public presentations