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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.

EMERGENCY ACADEMIC REGULATIONS IN EFFECT FOR FALL 2020

Dear Colleagues: In the event of a “Significant Disruption” of academic activities, Section 2.102 of the Rules and Regulations of the Faculty permits the Chair of the Faculty, in consultation with Deans’ Group, the Registrar, and the chairs of the Committees on Academic Performance, Graduate Programs, and the Undergraduate Program, to declare that emergency academic procedures are in effect and to impose temporary changes in the regulations regarding the academic calendar, registration, assignments and examinations, grades, procedures for accepting theses, and the awarding of degrees. The rest of this message can be viewed here.

2020-10-21 15:30:00 2020-10-21 17:00:00 America/New_York Institute Faculty Meeting AGENDA Memorial Resolution for Institute Professor Daniel I.C. Wang On behalf of the Department of Chemical Engineering, Professor Hammond will offer remarks in memory of Professor Wang, a highly esteemed colleague, mentor, and scholar. - Professor Paula Hammond, Head, Chemical Engineering Housekeeping Changes to Rules and Regulations of the Faculty The Chair of the Faculty will present motions for three housekeeping changes to Rules and Regulations of the Faculty. - Professor Rick Danheiser Vote to Add a Third Graduate Student to the Committee on Discipline The Faculty will vote on the motion to add a third graduate student to the committee's roster. - Professor Andrew Whittle, Chair Vote to Expand the Student Membership of the Committee on Campus Planning The Faculty will vote on the motion to add a second undergraduate and a second graduate student to the committee's roster. - Professor Brent Ryan, Chair ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge The Director of the PKG Center will brief the Faculty on MIT's role in a nonpartisan US-wide initiative to increase democratic engagement among students on college campuses. - Associate Dean Jill Bassett, Director, Priscilla King Gray Public Service Center Restructuring of Research Support Activities Vice President for Research Maria Zuber and Provost Martin Schmidt charged committees to restructure research support activities at the Institute. Vice President Zuber and Associate Provost Krystyn Van Vliet will brief the Faculty on the new structure: Research Administration Services and the Office of Strategic Alliances and Technology Transfer. - Vice President for Research Maria Zuber - Associate Provost Krystyn Van Vliet Spring Semester 2021: Updates and Open Discussion The Chancellor will update the Faculty on plans for Spring semester 2021. She will then be joined by a panel of colleagues for an open discussion with faculty members. - Chancellor Cynthia Barnhart and Panel Via Zoom Add to Calendar
2020-11-18 15:30:00 2020-11-18 17:00:00 America/New_York Institute Faculty Meeting Via Zoom Add to Calendar
2020-12-16 15:30:00 2020-12-16 17:00:00 America/New_York Institute Faculty Meeting Via Zoom Add to Calendar
2021-02-17 15:30:00 2021-02-17 17:00:00 America/New_York Institute Faculty Meeting Room 10-250 Add to Calendar
2021-03-17 15:30:00 2021-03-17 17:00:00 America/New_York Institute Faculty Meeting Room 10-250 Add to Calendar
2021-04-21 15:30:00 2021-04-21 17:00:00 America/New_York Institute Faculty Meeting Room 10-250 Add to Calendar
2021-05-12 15:00:00 2021-05-12 17:00:00 America/New_York Institute Faculty Meeting Room 10-250 Add to Calendar