Updates

AY2025 Student Stipend Levels

AY2025 Student Stipend Levels

May 24, 2024

Graduate student stipend levels (for students on fellowships), insurance rates, and other support have been established for the 2024-25 academic year.

Welcoming Incoming Graduate Students

Welcoming Incoming Graduate Students

May 14, 2024

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

Ian Waitz named vice president for research

April 24, 2024

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

Spring Update on Graduate Student Unionization

April 22, 2024

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).

Kristin McCoy appointed OVC’s new director of human resources

Kristin McCoy appointed OVC’s new director of human resources

April 20, 2024

Kristin McCoy has been appointed as OVC’s new director of human resources.

Alison Badgett named PKG Public Service Center’s new associate dean and director

Alison Badgett named PKG Public Service Center’s new associate dean and director

April 1, 2024

With decades of experience in the nonprofit and public policy realms, Badgett has played a leading role in tackling a variety of complex social issues.

MIT announces financial aid and tuition rates for the 2024–25 academic year

MIT announces financial aid and tuition rates for the 2024–25 academic year

March 21, 2024

Financial aid increased, more than offsetting a 3.75 percent increase in tuition.

Announcing our 2024 MIT Excellence Award Winner

Announcing our 2024 MIT Excellence Award Winner

March 4, 2024

Dr. Lauren Pouchak, OVC’s director of special projects, has received a 2024 MIT Excellence Award for Bringing Out the Best: Everyday Leadership throughout MIT.

Formation and Launch of the MIT Task Force on the Undergraduate Academic Program

Formation and Launch of the MIT Task Force on the Undergraduate Academic Program

February 28, 2024

We are delighted to announce the formation and launch of the Task Force on the MIT Undergraduate Academic Program.

Changes to administration of visiting students

Changes to administration of visiting students

January 22, 2024

As of January 22, 2024, administration of the visiting students program will move from the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) to the Office of the Vice Chancellor (OVC).