On February 16, 2012, Susan Hockfield, the 16th president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, announced her intention to step down from her position, which she has held since December 2004.
On May 16, 2012, L. Rafael Reif was elected by the MIT Corporation to be the 17th president of MIT. Dr. Reif will start his duties as president on July 2, 2012.
This website was created to offer a voice to all members and friends of the MIT community in the search and to providing information about the selection process.
Thank you for your interest in the search process.
Mr. James A. Champy, ’63, SM ’65
Chair, Presidential Search Committee