<i>The Tech</i> recently met with Jagruti S. Patel ’97, Antony N. Donovan ’94, and their cat Tyler, interim housemasters of Senior House. Last week, they took over the office left by Henry and Cynthia Jenkins in May 2009, and will serve for the next one to two years.
President Susan J. Hockfield delivered the State of the Institute address in Kresge Auditorium yesterday, highlighting MIT’s continued growth amidst troubled times. Her message was echoed by the other speakers, Provost L. Rafael Reif, Chancellor Phillip L. Clay PhD ’75, and Executive Vice President and Treasurer Theresa M. Stone.
About 20 percent of undergraduates voted to elect new members to the Undergraduate Association Senate and the 2012 Class Council this fall. Rishi Dixit ’12 and Andy D. Kalenderian ’12 have been elected Class of 2012 president and vice president. Twenty-six new members have been elected to the senate, the majority of which are freshmen.