Updates

OVC Newsletter: Summer 2023

OVC Newsletter: Summer 2023

August 7, 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.

Denzil A. Streete appointed Senior Associate Dean and Director of the Office of Graduate Education

Denzil A. Streete appointed Senior Associate Dean and Director of the Office of Graduate Education

August 7, 2023

Denzil A. Streete, PhD, has been appointed as Senior Associate Dean and Director of the Office of Graduate Education (OGE). He will begin on September 12 and succeeds Blanche Staton, who retired this past spring after serving for more than 25 years at MIT.

Increase to Visiting Student Fee Effective Sept. 1, 2023

Increase to Visiting Student Fee Effective Sept. 1, 2023

June 12, 2023

Effective September 1, 2023, the visiting student fee will increase to $625 (4.2% higher than the current fee),

Thoughts on Upcoming Supreme Court Decisions

Thoughts on Upcoming Supreme Court Decisions

June 7, 2023

A message to the community from MIT President Sally Kornbluth about the upcoming US Supreme Court is rulings in two cases testing the legality of race-conscious admissions in higher education.

MIT and the GSU Negotiations to Resume This Summer

MIT and the GSU Negotiations to Resume This Summer

June 6, 2023

MIT and the GSU will resume negotiations this summer following the recent GSU-run vote on whether to accept MIT’s proposal for a contract.

Remote Appointment Policy Update: May 2023

Remote Appointment Policy Update: May 2023

May 17, 2023

Update to the Remote Appointment Policy for enrolled MIT students.

AY2024 Graduate Student Fellows Stipend Levels, Insurance Rates, & Additional Support

AY2024 Graduate Student Fellows Stipend Levels, Insurance Rates, & Additional Support

May 12, 2023

Dear Students, We hope the final weeks of the semester are going well for you. We are writing to share information on stipend levels, health insurance and housing rates, and additional support for graduate student fellows for academic year 2023-2024. Note that while we are sending this email to all graduate students, the information below […]

AY2024 Graduate Student Stipend Levels, Insurance Rates, & Additional Support Announced

AY2024 Graduate Student Stipend Levels, Insurance Rates, & Additional Support Announced

May 12, 2023

Information on stipend levels, health insurance and housing rates, and additional support for graduate student fellows for academic year 2023-2024.

Why Graduate Students Should Vote “Yes”

Why Graduate Students Should Vote “Yes”

May 12, 2023

Chancellor Nobles and Provost Barnhart wrote to urge students union members to vote yes in the GSU’s upcoming vote on MIT’s latest comprehensive proposal

MIT urges the GSU to re-engage at the bargaining table

MIT urges the GSU to re-engage at the bargaining table

May 2, 2023

In a letter to the community, MIT Chancellor Melissa Nobles and Provost Cynthia Barnhart reported that the April 28 negotiating session with the MIT Graduate Student Union (GSU) ended with the GSU stating that it would not move forward on any other items until MIT concedes on a union shop provision — which would require all bargaining unit members to join the union and pay dues or pay agency fees.