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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.

The MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2018  On October 15, 2018, MIT announced a gift from Stephen A. Schwarzman to create a college of computing. Eleven months earlier, in November 2017, President Rafael Reif began discussing with the faculty officers the possibility and prospects for a School of computing. He sought our advice about how the proposal from some members of the computer science faculty might be explored with the faculty at large. ...

2019-03-20 15:30:00 2019-03-20 17:30:00 America/New_York Institute Faculty Meeting AGENDA Report of the Committee on Nominations The Chair of the Committee on Nominations will introduce the slate of nominations for Associate Chair and Secretary of the Faculty and for the standing committees of the Faculty. - Professor Tim Swager (Chemistry) Annual Report on Tuition and Financial Aid The Provost will brief the Faculty on annual changes in tuition and financial aid. - Provost Martin Schmidt Proposed Changes to the Academic Calendar The Vice Chancellor will propose changes to the Academic Calendar section of Rules and Regulations of the Faculty that will result in Commencement being held one week earlier, at the end of May. - Vice Chancellor Ian Waitz Housekeeping Changes to Rules and Regulations of the Faculty The Chair of the Faculty will propose several housekeeping changes to clarify and update language in several sections of Rules and Regulations of the Faculty. - Professor Susan Silbey, Chair of the Faculty Proposal to Establish an SB in Engineering as Recommended by the Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering Professor Short will introduce a motion to establish a new bachelor's degree. - Professor Michael Short (Nuclear Science and Engineering) Proposal to Establish an SB in Computation and Cognition Professors Fee and Freeman will introduce a motion to establish a new bachelor's degree. - Professor Michale Fee (Brain and Cognitive Sciences) - Professor Denny Freeman (EECS) Draft Recommendations of the Task Force on Open Access to MIT's Research The Task Force co-chairs will brief the Faculty on its draft recommendations and ask for faculty input. - Professor Hal Abelson (EECS) - Dr. Chris Bourg, Director of Libraries Room 10-250 Add to Calendar
2019-04-17 15:30:00 2019-04-17 17:00:00 America/New_York Institute Faculty Meeting Room 10-250 Add to Calendar
2019-05-15 15:30:00 2019-05-15 17:00:00 America/New_York Institute Faculty Meeting Room 10-250 Add to Calendar