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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.


Nicole Wilson: The politics of a shifting middle class in Nigeria

As the middle class in Lagos retreats to private enclaves, political scientist Nicole Wilson ponders the impacts on democratic norms.

Mariama N’Diaye’s design-led approach to governance

MIT Morningside Academy for Design Fellow combines her expertise in urban planning and business administration to tackle complex social issues within government systems.

MIT named No. 2 university by U.S. News for 2023-24

Undergraduate engineering and computer science programs are No. 1; undergraduate business program is No. 2.


With Union Ratification, a New Beginning

The members of MIT’s Graduate Student Union have voted to ratify the contract their leaders agreed to earlier this month.

Welcoming the new Chief of Staff in the Chancellor’s Office

Chancellor Melissa Nobles has appointed Jill Bassett as her new chief of staff. Bassett has been the associate dean and director of the Priscilla King Gray Center since 2019.

OVC Newsletter: Summer 2023

3 Questions: Diep Luu on MIT’s New Undergraduate Advising Center ~ PKG Center Grants Over $60,000 to Student-led Teams ~ Teaching + Learning Lab Speaker Series Line-up for Fall 2023 ~ Pets of OVC ~ 2023 OVC Infinite Mile Awards.