Change Log

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October 2, 2020

Appointment

  • Interim Executive Vice President and Treasurer Glen Shor has been name Executive Vice President and Treasurer.
  • Diane Greene succeeds Robert Millard as Chair of the Corporation.

 

September 1, 2020

Changes

  • Michael Sipser has stepped down as Dean of Science.
  • Nergis Mavalvala was appointed Dean of Science.
     

August 1, 2020

Deletions

  • Acting Deputy Executive Vice President Anthony P. Sharon stepped down. The position was removed from the Organization Chart and the Academic Council.
     

June 30, 2020

Change

  • Israel Ruiz has stepped down as Executive Vice President and Treasurer.
     

March 15, 2020

Appointment

  • John H. Dozier was appointed Institute Community and Equity Officer.
     

March 2, 2020

Appointment

  • Anthony P. Sharon was appointed Acting Deputy Executive Vice President.
     

February 24, 2020

Appointment

  • Alfred Ironside was appointed Vice President for Communications. 
     

January 1, 2020

Deletions

  • Deputy Executive Vice President Anthony P. Sharon retired. The position was removed from the Organization Chart and the Academic Council.
     

November 1, 2019

Appointment

  • Joe Higgins was appointed Vice President for Campus Services and Stewardship. 
     

October 1, 2019

Appointment

  • Ramona Allen was appointed Vice President for Human Resources. This position now reports to the Provost as well as the Executive Vice President.
     

August 1, 2019

Appointment

  • Daniel Huttenlocher was appointed Dean of the MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing. 
     

July 1, 2019

Change

  • Alyce Johnson has stepped down as Institute Community and Equity Officer.
  • Susan Silbey completed her term as Chair of the Faculty.
  • Rick Danheiser began his term as Chair of the Faculty.

 

Appointment

  • Timothy Jamison was appointed Associate Provost.

 

March 5, 2019

Appointment

  • Mark Silis was appointed Vice President for Information Systems & Technology.

 

March 2, 2019

Changes

  • Vice President Kirk Kolenbrander has stepped down.

 

February 15, 2019

Changes

  • Vice President for Communications Nathaniel W. Nickerson has stepped down.

 

December 31, 2018

Changes

  • Senior Vice President R. Gregory Morgan has retired.
  • Vice President for Information Systems and Technology John Charles has retired.
  • Vice President for Human Resources Lorraine Goffe has stepped down.

 

December 7, 2018

Appointment

  • Vice President Suzanne L. Glassburn was appointed Secretary of the Corporation.

 

Title Change

  • R. Gregory Morgan is now the Senior Vice President.

 

September 10, 2018

Title Change

  • Ian A. Waitz is now the Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate and Graduate Education.

 

September 1, 2018

Appointments

  • Suzanne L. Glassburn was appointed Vice President.
  • Alyce Johnson was appointed interim Institute Community and Equity Officer.

 

July 1, 2018

Changes

  • Institute Community and Equity Officer Edmund Bertschinger has stepped down.
  • Associate Provost Karen Gleason has stepped down.

 

September 5, 2017

Appointments

  • Whitney T. Espich was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the MIT Alumni Association.

 

September 1, 2017

Appointments

  • Krishna Rajagopal was appointed Dean for Digital Learning.
  • Krystyn Van Vliet was appointed Associate Provost.

 

Appointments

  • Ian A. Waitz was appointed Vice Chancellor.
  • Susan S. Silbey began her term as Chair of the Faculty.

 

Changes

  • MIT Alumni Association Executive Vice President & CEO Judith Cole stepped down.
  • Dean for Undergraduate Education Dennis Freeman stepped down.
  • Interim Dean for Graduate Education Blanche Staton stepped down.
  • Krishna Rajagopal concluded his term as Chair of the Faculty.

 

September 20, 2016

Name Changes

  • Staffing Services, reporting to the Vice President for Human Resources, was renamed Staffing and Career Development Services.

 

July 1, 2016

Appointments

  • Suzy Nelson was appointed Vice President and Dean for Student Life.
  • Blanche Staton was appointed interim Dean for Graduate Education.

 

Changes

  • Dean for Student Life Chris Colombo stepped down.

 

February 2, 2016

Appointments

  • Dean of Digital Learning Sanjay Sarma was appointed Vice President of Open Learning.

 

July 1, 2015

Appointments

  • Richard Lester was appointed Associate Provost.
  • Melissa Nobles was appointed Dean, School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences.
  • Krishna Rajagopal began his term as Chair of the Faculty.
     

Changes

  • Vice President Claude Canizares  stepped down.
  • Steven C. Hall concluded his term as Chair of the Faculty.

 

March 23, 2015

Changes

  • Vice President for Communications Nathaniel W. Nickerson was added to Senior Leadership.
     

 

March 11, 2015

Changes

  • Deputy Executive Vice President Anthony P. Sharon, Vice President for Human Resources Lorraine Goffe-Rush, Vice President for Information Systems and Technology John Charles, Vice President for Finance Glen Shor, and Vice President for Communications Nathaniel W. Nickerson were appointed to Academic Council.

 

March 6, 2015

Appointments

  • Vice President and Secretary of the Corporation Kirk Kolenbrander was appointed Vice President.
  • Vice President and General Counsel Greg Morgan was appointed Senior Vice President and Secretary of the Corporation.
  • Deputy General Counsel Mark DiVincenzo was appointed Vice President and General Counsel.

 

February 23, 2015

Appointments

  • Lorraine Goffe-Rush was appointed Vice President for Human Resources.
     

February 9, 2015

Appointments

  • Chris Bourg was appointed Director of Libraries.
     

January 26, 2015

Appointments

  • Glen Shor was appointed Vice President for Finance.
     

January 9, 2015

Appointments

  • Hashim Sarkis was appointed Dean for Architecture and Planning.
     

November 1, 2014

Appointments

  • Julie Lucas was appointed Vice President for Resource Development.
     

Changes

  • Director of Digital Learning Sanjay Sarma was appointed Dean of Digital Learning.
     

October 10, 2014

Appointments

  • Robert Millard was appointed Chairman of the Corporation.
     

July 1, 2014

Appointments

  • Mark Jarzombek was appointed interim Dean of Architecture and Planning.
     

Changes

  • Vice President for Finance Michael Howard stepped down.
     

Reporting Changes

  • The Director of Lincoln Laboratory no longer reports to the Vice President; the position now reports to the Vice President for Research.

 

June 5, 2014

Appointments

  • Michael Sipser was appointed Dean of Science.

 

April 1, 2014

Appointments

  • Karen Gleason was appointed Associate Provost.

 

February 4, 2014

Appointments

  • Acting Provost Martin Schmidt was appointed Provost.
  • Cynthia Barnhart was appointed Chancellor.

 

Changes

  • Vice President for Resource Development Jeffrey Newton stepped down.
  • Vice President for Human Resources Alison Alden stepped down.

 

January 1, 2014

Appointments

  • John Charles was appointed Vice President for Information Systems and Technology.

 

Changes

  • Anthony P. Sharon, Deputy Executive Vice President, was added to the Senior Leadership page.
  • Diane Geraci stepped down as Co-interim Director of Libraries.

 

December 16, 2013

Appointments

  • Michael Sipser was appointed Interim Dean of Science.

 

November 1, 2013

Changes

  • Provost Chris Kaiser stepped down.
  • Chancellor W. Eric Grimson was appointed Chancellor for Academic Advancement.
  • Associate Provost Martin Schmidt was appointed Acting Provost.
  • Ann Wolpert (deceased) was removed as Director of Libraries; Steven Gass and Diane Geraci were named Co-Interim Directors.

 

July 1, 2013

Appointments

  • Dennis Freeman was appointed Dean for Undergraduate Education.
  • Edmund Bertschinger was appointed Institute Community and Equity Officer.
  • Steven Hall began his term as Chair of the Faculty.

 

Deletions

  • Associate Provosts for Faculty Equity Wesley Harris and Barbara Harris stepped down. These positions were been removed from the Organization Chart and the Academic Council.

 

February 19, 2013

Reporting Changes

  • The Office of Educational Innovation and Technology moved from the Office of the Dean for Undergraduate Education to the Office of Digital Learning.

 

January 16, 2013

Appointments

  • Maria T. Zuber was appointed Vice President for Research.
  • Claude R. Canizares was appointed Vice President.
  • Sanjay Sarma was appointed Director of Digital Learning.

 

Reporting Changes

  • The MIT-Masdar Institute Cooperative Program, the MIT-SUTD Collaboration, and SKTech/MIT, previously reporting to the Provost, now report directly to the Vice President.
  • The Office of Educational Opportunity Programs, previously reporting to the Provost, now reports to the Chancellor.
  • The Director of Lincoln Laboratory, previously reporting to the Provost and to the Vice President for Research, now reports report to the Provost and to the Vice President.
  • The Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology, previously reporting to the Vice President for Research, now reports to the Vice President.
  • The Technology Licensing Office, previously reporting to Vice President for Research, now reports to the Associate Provost.
  • The Office of Corporate Relations, previously reporting to the Vice President for Resource Development, now reports to the Associate Provost.
  • OpenCourseWare, previously reporting to the Associate Provost, now reports to the Director for Digital Learning.
  • The Center for Biomedical Engineering, previously reporting to the Vice President for Research, now reports to the Head of the Department of Biological Engineering and was removed from the reporting list.

 

July 2, 2012

Appointments

  • L. Rafael Reif was appointed President.
  • Chris A. Kaiser was appointed Provost.
     

Additions and Deletions

  • The Institute for Medical Engineering and Science, reporting to the Dean, School of Engineering, was added to the reporting list.
  • Whitaker College of Health Sciences and Technology, previously reporting to the Vice President for Research and Associate Provost, was removed from the reporting list.
     

Reporting Change

  • The Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology was integrated into the Institute for Medical Engineering and Science.
  • The Center for Environmental Health Sciences and the Division of Comparative Medicine, previously reporting to the Whitaker College of Health Sciences and Technology, now report directly to the Vice President for Research and Associate Provost.
     

December 5, 2011

Appointment

  • Michael W. Howard was appointed Vice President for Finance.

 

October 14, 2011

Appointment

  • Israel Ruiz was appointed Executive Vice President and Treasurer.
     

July 1, 2011

Appointment

  • Samuel Allen was appointed Chair of the Faculty.

Title and Name Change

  • Kirk D. Kolenbrander, formerly Vice President for Institute Affairs and Secretary of the Corporation, was named Vice President and Secretary of the Corporation. The Office of the Vice President for Institute Affairs and Secretary of the Corporation was renamed the Office of the Vice President and Secretary of the Corporation.

March 1, 2011

Appointment

  • W. Eric L. Grimson was appointed Chancellor.
     

February 7, 2011

Appointment

  • Ian A. Waitz was appointed Dean, School of Engineering.
     

January 10, 2011

Reporting Change

  • The Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, formerly reporting to the Dean, School of Science, now reports to the Vice President for Research and Associate Provost.
     

September 14, 2010

Reporting Change

  • The Government and Community Relations Office, formerly reporting to the Executive Vice President and Treasurer, now reports to the Vice President for Institute Affairs and Secretary of the Corporation.
     

September 10, 2010

Appointment

  • Cynthia Barnhart was appointed Acting Dean, School of Engineering.
     

September 7, 2010

Addition

  • A reporting line from the Vice President for Finance to the Provost was added to the Senior Leadership chart.
     

August 1, 2010

Appointment

  • Christine Ortiz was appointed Dean for Graduate Education.
     

Additions and Deletions

  • The MIT Program in Art, Culture and Technology, reporting to the Dean, School of Architecture and Planning, was added to the reporting list.
  • The Center for Advanced Visual Studies, formerly reporting to the Dean, School of Architecture and Planning, was removed from the reporting list.
  • The Clinical Research Center, formerly reporting to the Vice President for Research and Associate Provost, was removed from the reporting list.
     

July 19, 2010

Appointment

  • John Reed was appointed Chairman of the Corporation.
     

July 1, 2010

Reporting Change

  • Experimental Study Group, formerly reporting to the Dean, School of Science, was incorporated into the Office of Experiential Learning, reporting to the Dean for Undergraduate Education.
     

Name Change

  • Student and Artist-in-Residence Programs, reporting to the Associate Provost, was changed to Student Programs.
     

January 19, 2010

Additions

  • The Bernard M. Gordon Engineering Leadership Program, the Center for Computational Engineering, and Transportation@MIT, all reporting to the Dean, School of Engineering, was added to the reporting list.
     

Deletions

  • The Laboratory for Electromagnetic and Electronic Systems, formerly reporting to the Dean, School of Engineering, was deleted from the reporting list.
  • Broad Institute, formerly reporting to the Vice President for Research and Associate Provost, was deleted from the reporting list.
     

January 12, 2010

Name Change

  • Student Development and Student Support, both reporting to the Dean for Student Life, were condensed and renamed Student Development and Support.
     

September 1, 2009

Additions and Deletions

  • The Vice President for Information Services and Technology was removed from the organization chart and reporting list. The Information Services and Technology Department, reporting to the Executive Vice President and Treasurer, was added to the reporting list.
     

August 3, 2009

Appointment

  • Judith M. Cole was appointed Executive Vice President and CEO of the Alumni Association.
     

Reporting Change

  • OpenCourseWare, formerly reporting to the Provost, now reports to Associate Provost Philip S. Khoury.
     

July 29, 2009

Name Change

  • The Office of Professional Education Programs, reporting to the Dean, School of Engineering, was renamed MIT Professional Education.

Deletion   

  • The Center for Biomedical Innovation, formerly reporting to the Vice President for Research and Associate Provost, was deleted from the reporting list.
     

December 31, 2008

Addition

  • MIT World, reporting to the Vice President for Institute Affairs and Secretary of the Corporation, was added to the reporting list.
     

October 23, 2008

Name Change

  • Public Relations Services, reporting to the Vice President for Institute Affairs and Secretary of the Corporation, was renamed the Office of the Vice President for Institute Affairs.
     

Addition

  • Institute Events, reporting to the Vice President for Institute Affairs and Secretary of the Corporation, was added to the reporting list, subsuming the Conference Services Office and the Events and Information Center, both of which were deleted from the reporting list.
     

October 8, 2008

Additions and Deletions

  • The MIT Design Laboratory, reporting to the Dean, School of Architecture and Planning, was added to the reporting list.
  • The Office of Professional Education Programs, reporting to the Dean, School of Engineering, was added to the reporting list.
  • Arts Initiatives, the Council for the Arts, and Student and Artist-in-Residence Programs, reporting to Associate Provost Khoury, were added to the reporting list, replacing the Office of the Arts.
  • The Museum Loan Network, formerly reporting to Associate Provost Khoury, was deleted from the reporting list.
  • The Office of Major Agreements, reporting to the Executive Vice President and Treasurer, was added to the reporting list.
  • Accounting Services & Controller; Budget, Finance & Treasury; Insurance; Procurement; and Travel, all reporting to the Vice President for Finance, were added to the reporting list, replacing the Budget Office, Controller's Office, and Finance Office.
     

September 30, 2008

Addition

  • The Vice President for Finance joined the Academic Council.
     

August 8, 2008

Appointments

  • Chris Colombo was appointed Dean for Student Life, reporting to the Chancellor.
  • Sherwin Greenblatt was appointed Interim Executive Vice President and CEO of the Alumni Association.
     

July 1, 2008

Appointments

  • Martin Schmidt was appointed Associate Provost, reporting to the Provost.
  • Steven Lerman, the Dean for Graduate Education, was appointed Vice Chancellor and Dean for Graduate Education, reporting to the Chancellor.
     

Name and Title Changes

  • The Center for Cancer Research, reporting to the Dean, School of Science, was renamed the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research.
  • The Center for Coordination Science, reporting to the Dean, Sloan School of Management, was renamed the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence.
     

Additions and Deletions

  • iCampus, formerly reporting to the Dean, School of Engineering, was deleted from the reporting list.
  • The Industrial Performance Center and MIT-Portugal Program, both reporting to the Dean, School of Engineering, were added to the reporting list.
  • The MIT Leadership Center, reporting to the Dean, Sloan School of Management, was added to the reporting list.
  • The Center for Computational Research in Economics and Management Science, the Institute for Work and Employment Research, the Laboratory for Financial Engineering, the Productivity from Information Technology Program, the Program on the Pharmaceutical Industry, and the System Dynamics Group, formerly reporting to the Dean, Sloan School of Management, were deleted from the reporting list.
  • The MIT Energy Initiative, encompassing the Laboratory for Energy and the Environment and reporting to the Vice President for Research and Associate Provost, was added to the reporting list.
  • Arts Communication, the Council for the Arts, and Student and Artist-in-Residence Programs were added to the reporting list as units under the Office of the Arts, reporting to the Associate Provost.
  • The Museum Loan Network, formerly reporting to the Associate Provost, was deleted from the reporting list.
     

April 7, 2008

Addition

  • A new page listing the membership of MIT's Academic Council was added to the Organization Chart website.
     

Name and Title Changes

  • The Dean for Graduate Education, formerly the Dean for Graduate Students, was retitled effective March 31, 2008. The Office of the Dean for Graduate Education, formerly the Graduate Students Office, was renamed effective the same day.
     

February 22, 2008

Deletion

  • The position of Vice President for External Affairs, which remains unfilled pending an organizational review, was removed from the organization chart and reporting list.
     

Name and Reporting Changes

  • The MIT News Office, which reported to the Vice President for External Affairs as the Office of External Communications and Office of Internal News/Tech Talk, now reports provisionally to the VicePresident for Institute Affairs. The Office of Government and Community Relations reports provisionally to the Executive Vice President and Treasurer.
     

February 15, 2008

Appointment

  • Wesley Harris was appointed Associate Provost for Faculty Equity, reporting to the Provost.
     

January 15, 2008

Name Change

  • The Biological Engineering Department, formerly the Biological Engineering Division, was renamed effective July 1, 2007.
     

November 8, 2007

Reporting Change

  • The Earth System Initiative, which previously reported to the Chancellor, has reported to the Vice President for Research and Associate Provost effective July 1, 2006.
     

Deletion

  • The Cambridge-MIT Institute and the Committee on MIT K-12 Educational Outreach, previously reporting to the Chancellor, were deleted from the reporting list.
     

October 15, 2007

Appointment

  • David Schmittlein was appointed Dean, Sloan School of Management.
     

September 27, 2007

Appointments

  •  Barbara Liskov was appointed Associate Provost for Faculty Equity, reporting to the Provost.
  •  Israel Ruiz was appointed Vice President for Finance, reporting to the Executive Vice President and Treasurer.
     

Name and Reporting Changes

  • The News Office, reporting to the Vice President for External Affairs, has been named the Office of Internal News/Tech Talk.
  • The Budget Office, which previously reported to the Executive Vice President and Treasurer as the Office of Budget Operations, now reports to the Vice President for Finance.
  • The Controller's Office, which previously reported to the Executive Vice President and Treasurer as the Office of the Controller, now reports to the Vice President for Finance.
  • The Finance Office, which previously reported to the Executive Vice President and Treasurer as the Office of Finance, now reports to the Vice President for Finance.
     

Additions and Deletions

  • Enterprise Services, which previously reported to the Dean for Student Life, was subsumed within DSL's Administrative Services and deleted from the reporting list.
  • Residential Life, reporting to the Dean for Student Life, was added to the reporting list, subsuming Housing and Residential Life Programs (previously named Student Life Programs), both of which were deleted from the reporting list.
  • Student Support, reporting to the Dean for Student Life, was added to the reporting list, subsuming Student Discipline (now named Student Mediation and Community Standards) and Student Support Services, both of which were deleted from the reporting list.
  • The Office of External Communications, reporting to the Vice President for External Affairs, was added to the reporting list, subsuming the MIT Home Page Team (previously reporting to the Vice President for Institute Affairs and Secretary of the Corporation), which was deleted from the reporting list.
     

September 20, 2007

Reporting Change

  • The Office of Sponsored Programs, previously reporting to the Executive Vice President and Treasurer, now reports to the Vice President for Research and Associate Provost.
     

July 23, 2007

Appointment

  • Subra Suresh was appointed Dean, School of Engineering.

July 1, 2007

Appointments

  • Marc Kastner was appointed Dean, School of Science.
  • Steven Eppinger was appointed Interim Dean, Sloan School of Management.
  • Steven Lerman was appointed Dean for Graduate Students.
     

June 15, 2007

Deletions

  • Dotted lines showing reporting relationships between the Dean for Graduate Students and the Vice President for Research and Associate Provost; between the Vice Presidents for Institute Affairs,External Affairs, and Resource Development and the Executive Vice President and Treasurer; and between the Vice President and General Counsel and the Executive Vice President and Treasurer.
     

June 4, 2007

Addition

  • Corporation and Institutional Officers page was added to this site.

May 21, 2007

Appointment

  • Deborah Bohren was appointed Vice President for External Affairs.
     

Name Change

  • Senior Counsel's Office became the Office of the General Counsel.
     

Reporting Changes

  • Government and Community Relations, previously reporting to the President, now reports to the Vice President for External Affairs.
  • The News Office, previously reporting to the Vice President for Institute Affairs and Secretary of the Corporation, now reports to the Vice President for External Affairs.
     

Additions and Deletions

  • Experiential Learning, Undergraduate Advising & Academic Programming, the Office of Educational Innovation & Technology, and the Office of Faculty Support, reporting to the Dean for Undergraduate Education, were added to the Reporting List.
  • Edgerton Center, Concourse, and Terrascope, previously reporting to the Dean for Undergraduate Education, were subsumed by Experiential Learning and deleted from the reporting list.
     

March 19, 2007

Appointment

  • Jeffrey Newton was appointed Vice President for Resource Development.
     

February 1, 2007

Name Change

  • The Executive Vice President and Treasurer of the Corporation has become the Executive Vice President and Treasurer.

Appointment

  • Theresa Stone was appointed Executive Vice President and Treasurer.
     

January 26, 2007

Appointment

  • Deborah Fitzgerald was appointed Dean, School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences.
     

January 15, 2007

Appointments

  • Alison Alden was appointed Vice President for Human Resources.
  • R. Gregory Morgan was appointed MIT's first Vice President and General Counsel.
     

November 8, 2006

Appointment

  • Margaret Ann Gray, the former Director of Organization and Employee Development, was appointed interim Vice President for Human Resources.
     

Reporting Change

  • Concourse and Terrascope, previously reporting to the Dean of Engineering, now report to the Dean of Undergraduate Education (effective July 1, 2006).
     

August 1, 2006

Appointments

  • Claude R. Canizares, the former Associate Provost, was appointed Vice President for Research and Associate Provost.
  • Lorna J. Gibson was appointed Associate Provost.
     

Reporting Change

  • Lincoln Laboratory, previously reporting to the Provost through the Associate Provost, now reports to the Provost through the Vice President for Research and Associate Provost.
     

July 3, 2006

Appointments

  • Sherwin Greenblatt, Executive Vice President, was elected Treasurer of the Corporation.
  • Kirk D. Kolenbrander was appointed Vice President for Institute Affairs and elected Secretary of the Corporation.
  • The position of Vice President for Human Resources and Equal Opportunity Officer is open (TBA) following Laura Avakian's retirement.
  • Stephen A. Dare was appointed Interim Vice President for Resource Development.
  • Philip S. Khoury was appointed Associate Provost.
  • Deborah K. Fitzgerald was appointed Interim Dean, School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences.
  • Eric D. Evans was appointed Director of Lincoln Laboratory.
     

Name Changes

  • Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration changed to Executive Vice President and Treasurer of the Corporation.
  • Vice President and Secretary of the Corporation changed to Vice President for Institute Affairs and Secretary of the Corporation.
  • Associate Provost for the Arts changed to Associate Provost.
     

Reporting Changes

  • MIT Medical, previously reporting to the Vice President for Human Resources, is now an operational unit reporting directly to the Executive Vice President.
  • The Center for Work, Family & Personal Life, reporting to the Vice President for Human Resources, is now a center within the Human Resources Department.
     

Additions and Deletions

  • The MIT Investment Management Company, reporting to the IMC Board and the MIT Corporation, was added to the Organization Chart.
  • The Center for Biomedical Innovation, reporting to the Vice President for Research and Associate Provost, was added to the reporting list.
  • Student Services Information Technology, previously reporting to the Dean for Undergraduate Education, was subsumed within Information Services & Technology and deleted from the reporting list.
     

January 3, 2006

Appointment

  • Daniel E. Hastings was appointed Dean for Undergraduate Education.
     

Name Changes

  • Executive Vice President changed to Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration.
  • Campus Police, reporting to the Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration, changed to MIT Police.
  • Environmental Programs and Risk Management, and Senior Counsel, reporting to the Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration, changed to Environmental Programs Office andEnvironmental Health and Safety Office, and Senior Counsel's Office.
  • Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity and Diversity Programs, reporting to the Vice President for Human Resources, changed to Staff Diversity, Affirmative Action, and Equal Opportunity Management Team.
     

Reporting Changes

  • The Vice President for Resource Development now reports to the President and, for budgetary purposes, to the Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration.
  • The MIT Washington Office, previously reporting to the Vice President for Federal Relations, now reports to the Office of the President.
  • The Earth Systems Initiative, previously reporting to the Vice President for Research and Associate Provost, now reports to the Chancellor.
     

Additions and Deletions

  • The position of Vice President for Federal Relations was eliminated following John Crowley's retirement in December 2005.
  • Insurance Office, Lincoln Fiscal Office, Procurement Office, and Property Office, all reporting to the Controller's Office under the Executive Vice President, were deleted from the reporting list.
  • The Disabilities Services Office and Rewards and Recognition, reporting to the Vice President for Human Resources, have been deleted from the reporting list.
  • Academic Computing, Administrative Computing, Client Support Services, Operations and Infrastructure Services, and Telephony and Shared IS&T Services, all reporting to the Vice President for Information Services and Technology, were deleted from the reporting list.
  • The Office of the Secretary of the Corporation, reporting to the Vice President and Secretary of the Corporation, was added to the reporting list.
  • Center for Educational Computing Initiatives, Dibner Institute, MIT Venture Mentoring Service, and Office of Budget and Financial Planning, all reporting to the Provost, were deleted from the reporting list.
  • Intellectual Property Office and Graduate Students Office, reporting to the Vice President for Research and Associate Provost, were deleted from the reporting list.
  • Industrial Performance Center, reporting to the Dean, School of Engineering, was added to the reporting list.
  • Laboratory for Financial Management, Productivity from Information Technology Program, and Sloan Management Review, all reporting to the Dean, Sloan School of Management, were deleted from the reporting list.
  • George R. Wallace, Jr. Astrophysical Observatory, reporting to the Dean, School of Science, was added to the reporting list.
     

August 16, 2005

  • Two new units, Finance and Budget Operations, replaced the Office of Budget and Financial Planning, reporting to the Executive Vice President.
     

January 10, 2005

Name Changes

  • Office of Campaign Giving changed to Office of Leadership Giving, reporting to the Vice President for Resource Development.
  • Picower Center for Learning and Memory changed to Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, reporting to the Dean, School of Science.
  • Nuclear Engineering Department changed to Nuclear Science and Engineering Department, reporting to the Dean, School of Engineering.
     

January 3, 2005

Mergers

  • The Department of Ocean Engineering merged with the Department of Mechanical Engineering, reporting to the Dean, School of Engineering.
     

Name Changes

  • Center of Space Research changed to Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research, reporting to the Dean, School of Science.
  • Enterprise Services changed to Enterprise Services and the Office of the Senior Associate Dean, reporting to the Dean for Student Life.
     

Additions and Deletions

  • Administrative Services, Community Development and Substance Abuse Programs, Counseling and Support Services, Religious Life at MIT, Student Discipline, and Student Life Programs were added to the reporting list of the Dean for Student Life.
  • The Parking and Transportation Office, previously reporting to Enterprise Services and the Dean for Student Life, were subsumed within the Facilities Department, reporting to the Executive Vice President, and deleted from the reporting list.
  • Laboratory for Financial Engineering and the Leaders for Manufacturing Program were added to the reporting list of the Dean, Sloan School of Management.
  • Labor and Employee Relations, Rewards and Recognitions, and Staffing Services were added to the reporting list of the Vice President for Human Resources.
  • Administrative Computing, Client Support Services, Operations and Infrastructure Services, and Telephony and IS&T Shared Services were added to the reporting list of the Vice President for Information Services and Technology.
  • Office Computing, Architecture and Infrastructure, Financial System Services, I/T Discovery, I/T Delivery, I/T Service, I/T Telecom and Network Services Process, I/T Competency Group, and I/T Support were deleted from the reporting list of the Vice President for Information Services and Technology
  • Graduate Student Office was deleted from the reporting list of the Vice President for Research
  • Office of Academic Development and Office of Leadership Gifts were deleted from the reporting list of the Vice President for Resource Development.
     

December 6, 2004

  • Susan Hockfield was named MIT's 16th President on August 26.
     

May 14, 2004

  • The Web Communications Services group, reporting to the Vice President and Secretary of the Corporation, is renamed the MIT Home Page Team.
     

November 13, 2003

  • Added the Broad Institute, reporting to the Vice President for Research and Associate Provost.
  • The title of Vice President for Information Systems was changed to Vice President for Information Services and Technology.
     

October 9, 2003

  • Jerrold Grochow was appointed Vice President for Information Systems.
     

July 1, 2003

  • Rafael Bras was appointed Chair of the Faculty.
  • Added the Computational and Systems Biology Initiative and the Institute for Soldier Nanotechnology, reporting to the Vice President for Research and Associate Provost.
  • The Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and the Laboratory for Computer Science merged to become the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, reporting to the Dean, School of Engineering.
  • Enterprise Services, formerly reporting to the Executive Vice President, now reports to the Dean for Undergraduate Education. Campus Police leave Enterprise Services and now report directly to the Executive Vice President.
  • Added I/T Support, reporting to the Vice President for Information Systems.
  • The Office of Foundation Relations and School Development Services is now the Office of Foundation Relations and Academic Development Support, reporting to the Vice President for Resource Development.
     

May 2003

  • The Office of Career Services and Preprofessional Advising, reporting to the Dean for Undergraduate Education, changed its name to the Careers Office.
     

April 2003

  • Added Academic Media Production Services, reporting to the Provost.
     

November 2002

  • Removed Director of Public Safety from the Executive Vice President's reporting list.
     

August 2002

  • Residential Life and Student Life Programs, reporting to the Dean for Student Life, split into two units: Housing and Student Life Programs.

 

March 2002

 

  • The Communications Office was renamed Reference Publications Office, reporting to the Vice President and Secretary of the Corporation.
  • The Division of Bioengineering and Environmental Health became the Biological Engineering Division, reporting to the Dean, School of Engineering.
     

December 1, 2001

  • Vice President for Research and Associate Provost, Alice P. Gast, replaced Vice President and Dean for Research J. David Litster.
  • Center for Environmental Initiatives and Energy Laboratory merge into the Laboratory for Energy and the Environment, reporting to the Vice President for Research and Associate Provost.
     

July 1, 2001

  • Phillip Clay, formerly the Associate Provost, was appointed Chancellor, replacing Larry Bacow who became the President of Tufts University.
     

May 3, 2001

  • Added McGovern Center for Brain Research, reporting to the Provost.
     

December 19, 2000

  • Robert Silbey, formerly the interim Dean of Science, was officially appointed the Dean of Science.
     

October 16, 2000

  • Center for Biomedical Engineering, formerly part of Whitaker College, is now a separate organization, reporting to the Vice President and Dean for Research.