Steven R. Lerman ’72 will become MIT’s vice chancellor on July 1. He will continue as dean for graduate education.
MIT purchased four life science buildings in Cambridge for $90.5 million, according to the Boston Globe. The buildings, located at 185 Albany St., 195 Albany St., 148 Sidney St., and 149 Sidney St., contain about 150,000 square feet of space.
Economics Professor Olivier J. Blanchard PhD ’77 was appointed chief economist of the International Monetary Fund, effective Sept. 1. Blanchard wrote the Principles of Macroeconomics (14.02) textbook Macroeconomics.