President L. Rafael Reif
Letter to MIT community regarding support of students behind ‘Tidbit’
February 15, 2014
MIT follows up on questions raised in Aaron Swartz case
February 13, 2014President Reif and Academic Council consider MIT’s commitment to open access, its document-retention policies, and general community feedback
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.
Reif releases preliminary report of the Institute-Wide Task Force on the Future of MIT Education
November 21, 2013Report presents possibilities for reimagining an MIT education.
Also labeled: Education, teaching, academics, Educational Innovation and Technology, Faculty, Learning, MIT Administration, Office of Digital Learning, Online learning, Students, EdX, Massive open online courses (MOOCs), MITx, Staff, Alumni/ae, Institute-wide Task Force on the Future of MIT Education, OpenCourseWare
Letter regarding preliminary report of the Institute-wide Task Force on the Future of MIT Education
November 21, 2013
DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman will be MIT’s 2014 Commencement speaker
November 12, 2013A champion of market-driven science, trained as an engineer, will address the Class of 2014 on June 6.
MIT’s Lobby 10 to be renamed in honor of fallen veterans
November 8, 2013Already home to war memorials, central campus location to get official new name: ‘Memorial Lobby.’
Grimson to assume key role in fundraising campaign; Schmidt to serve as acting provost
October 22, 2013In new capacity, outgoing chancellor will ensure that faculty and student priorities are reflected in the coming capital campaign.
Letter regarding new roles for Grimson, Schmidt
October 22, 2013
Reif announces plans to launch an MIT Innovation Initiative
October 17, 2013President asks 19-member panel, led by professors Fiona Murray and Vladimir Bulović, to deliver recommendations on next steps by Jan. 31.
Task Force on the Future of MIT Education works toward preliminary report this fall
October 7, 2013Hundreds of members of the MIT community — including more than half of the faculty — have weighed in on the topic.
Also labeled: Education, teaching, academics, Educational Innovation and Technology, EdX, Staff, Students, Alumni/ae, Community, Faculty, Massive open online courses (MOOCs), MIT Administration, MITx, Online learning, OpenCourseWare, Residential life, Institute-wide Task Force on the Future of MIT Education
Reif to co-chair renewed US manufacturing partnership
September 26, 2013MIT president will help lead President Obama’s second-generation initiative to strengthen domestic manufacturing.
Achieving an innovation nation
September 24, 2013MIT report emphasizes need to turn U.S. innovation strengths into growth.
Vice President for Resource Development Jeffrey Newton to retire
September 19, 2013Seven years at MIT cap ‘a career of accomplishment in service to some of the nation’s most distinguished academic institutions.’
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Letter to the community regarding Newton announcement
September 19, 2013
Chris Kaiser to step down as provost, return to the faculty
September 16, 2013After nine years as a departmental and Institute administrator, biologist plans to return to his longtime interests in teaching and research.
Letter to the community regarding Kaiser announcement
September 16, 2013
President Reif to hold office hours during this academic year
September 12, 2013Open to faculty, students and staff
Kendall Square initiative moves toward design phase
August 20, 2013Urban-design firm to be selected; community meetings will be set for fall.
Letter to MIT community from L. Rafael Reif regarding release of Swartz report
July 30, 2013
MIT releases report on its actions in the Aaron Swartz case
July 30, 2013Professors Hal Abelson and Peter Diamond complete review.
Amar Bose ’51, SM ’52, ScD ’56, Bose Corporation’s founder, has died at 83
July 12, 2013Entrepreneur served on faculty for 45 years; championed long-term corporate research.
Rain doesn’t dampen excitement of MIT’s 2013 Commencement
June 7, 2013Dropbox CEO Drew Houston ’05 tells graduates: 'The people are the reason why there’s only one MIT.'