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.


QS World University Rankings rates MIT No. 1 in 11 subjects for 2023

The Institute also ranks second in five subject areas.

New African and African diaspora studies major takes off at MIT

The major invites students to explore the riches of culture, innovation, thought leadership, and beauty that originate in the continent of Africa and its many diasporas.

Designing for better lives

Flavio Emilio Vila Skrzypek, a graduate student in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning, wants to design cities without inequities.


Blanche Staton to retire from OGE

After 25 years of service at MIT, Blanche Staton will step down from the helm of the Office of Graduate Education.

Update on Grad Student Union Negotiations

MIT Chancellor Melissa Nobles and Provost Cynthia Barnhart provide an update on progress in negotiations with MIT’s new graduate student union, the MIT GSU-UE.