Our Mission

The Office of the Vice Chancellor advances academic innovation and fosters the growth of every MIT student, empowering them to make a positive impact at MIT and beyond.


Elaine Liu: Charging ahead

The MIT senior calculates how renewables and EVs impact the grid.

MIT’s Master of Applied Science in Data, Economics, and Design of Policy program adds a public policy track

Students have new avenues for learning and research on the most effective approaches to fighting poverty in the US and other high-income countries.

Four from MIT named 2024 Knight-Hennessy Scholars

The fellowship funds graduate studies at Stanford University.


Welcoming Incoming Graduate Students

In a recent letter, MIT President Kornbluth welcomed new graduate students into the fold. "I made this move myself not too long ago, and I’d like to tell you what I found: an inspiring community of people from more than 100 countries and an incredibly wide range of backgrounds who share important qualities and values," she wrote.

Ian Waitz named vice president for research

The former vice chancellor for undergraduate and graduate education will leverage more than 30 years of experience at the Institute to oversee MIT’s research activities.

Spring Update on Graduate Student Unionization

In a few months, we will mark our first full academic year with the MIT and MIT Graduate Student Union (GSU) Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA).