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The MIT Faculty as a whole plays many key roles in the governance of the Institute, including stewardship of academic and educational matters, through its standing committees, monthly meetings, and procedures defined in Rules and Regulations of the Faculty. These web pages provide related information and resources. A broader set of resources for members of the faculty is available on Faculty Concierge, a portal site sponsored by the Provost’s Office.

Call for Speaker Nominations: 2018 Investiture of Doctoral Hoods

The Commencement Committee is seeking nominations for an MIT PhD/ScD to serve as guest speaker at the 2018 Investiture of Doctoral Hoods. Deadline for nominations: October 23. Questions may be directed to the Commencement Committee.

The Fundamental Challenge Facing Higher Education Today

SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2017 As word of my forthcoming service as Chair of the Faculty traveled, several colleagues offered congratulations. Others offered commiseration. A few asked me what I wanted to accomplish. This was provocative! After only two months on the job, I know that there is not much free space for extended contemplation and creativity. I am, however, obliged to write regular columns for the Faculty Newsletter and I have decided to use these spaces to think with my colleagues, perhaps to be provocative myself, about what we do as teachers and scholars and the challenges presently confronting higher education. ...

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