Some lingering clouds may stay around to haunt us come closer to Halloween night.
MIT reported a loss in net assets for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2022. According to the Report of the Treasurer, the Institute’s return on pooled investments saw a 5.3% loss in the fiscal year.
Reif: “An area that I would also like to think survived the test of time is what I’ve tried to convey not in an announced way, but by constantly speaking about it — in public, at Convocation, at Commencement — is a caring community.”
Kornbluth is the second woman to serve as MIT’s president, after President Emerita Susan Hockfield. Once Kornbluth assumes presidency, all three of MIT’s highest leadership positions — president, provost, and chancellor — will be held by women, for the first time in Institute history.
Graduate student workers at the MIT-Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Joint Program (MIT-WHOI) decided overwhelmingly to unionize when a huge majority of us signed union cards over the last few weeks. After seeing what unionization did for my community growing up, I am confident unionization can be a tool for building a graduate experience of greater stability, security, and support for all of us, regardless of our backgrounds.