About the position
The vice president for open learning is responsible for shaping a coherent vision for an educational model that blends the best in learning science with the best of online learning. The vice president for open learning oversees a residential education unit that works to integrate best practices in learning and digital innovation might become integral parts of MIT students' on-campus education; strategic and research initiatives focused on teaching and learning in different contexts around the world; and online educational resources and courses including OpenCourseWare, MITx, MIT xPRO, Bootcamps, and Horizon.
The chancellor for academic advancement is one of the Institute’s senior academic officers and a central advisor to the president on resource development strategy. This ad hoc position plays a key role in gaining the sustained input of faculty and students to set MIT's fundraising priorities and bringing these priorities to alumni and donors around the world.