Vice President and Secretary of the Corporation

Room 3-207

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307


One of the Institute’s four corporate officers, the Vice President and Secretary of the Corporation of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is responsible for MIT’s internal communication and the coordination of policy issues with the senior administration and the trustees of the Corporation.

The Vice President provides advice and support to senior officers and other MIT constituents on matters of internal communications, and has management responsibilities for Communication Production Services, the Government and Community Relations Office, Institute Events, and the News Office. Responsibilities include providing direct support to the President on communications and relations with internal constituencies; coordinating activities and communication among senior staff; and advising the President on policy issues.

The Secretary of the Corporation oversees the operations of MIT’s board of trustees and its committees, including the 30 visiting committees that conduct biennial reviews of the Institute’s academic and research programs.