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Reports

This page includes: (1) reports generated by the Faculty Policy Committee and any subcommittees it charges; (2) reports by groups charged by the Chair of the Faculty (perhaps in collaboration with others); (3) some key reports from Standing Committees of the Faculty – these reports and related links are also found on the web pages of these committees; and (4) reports from Institute-wide initiatives or task forces on topics that are of direct relevance to faculty members – such as community, diversity, education, student life, and more. Please contact us if there is an additional report that you would like to see included here.

December 2020
Ad Hoc Committee to Review MIT Gift Processes
Peter Fisher

In October 2019, in response to concerns over the nature and motivation of gifts from certain outside sources of funding, and the potential effects of MIT’s associations with such sources, Provost Martin Schmidt charged the Ad Hoc Committee to Review MIT Gift Processes with understanding MIT’s current gift processes and recommending changes to ensure MIT’s process is aligned with the Institute’s values.

December 2020
Ad Hoc Faculty Committee on Guidelines for Outside Engagements
Tavneet Suri

The Ad Hoc Faculty Committee on Guidelines for Outside Engagements was convened by Chair of the Faculty Rick Danheiser in October 2019 to define a set of values and principles, consistent with MIT’s mission, to guide the assessment of outside engagements, including grants, gifts, and any other associations and collaborations with governments, corporations, foundations, or private individuals, domestic or foreign.