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Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Committee on Nominations



  • Existence: 1953

Historical Note

The Committee on Nominations was established at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1933 as a standing committee of the faculty. The committee was originally dubbed the Nominating Committee and was composed of five members of the faculty appointed by the president at the annual meeting of the faculty. This committee was tasked with nominating a chair, secretary, assistant secretary, and members of the standing committees of the faculty. The committee grew to six members in 1951 and to seven in 2000. In 1953, the committee received its current title, the Committee on Nominations. As of 2015, the committee is responsible for nominating the following officers of the faculty: a chair, an associate chair, and a secretary, and candidates for the elected membership of the standing committees; it also has power to fill any vacancies that occur during the year in those offices and committees.

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Committee on Nominations records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0194
Scope and Contents of the Collection This collection documents the activities of the Committee on Nominations, a standing committee of the Faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Materials in the collection span from 1951 to 1963 and are composed of correspondence, reports, background materials, lists, and meeting minutes. These materials were generated by the committee in the course of soliciting and circulating nominations for the following officers of the faculty: a chair, a secretary, and an associate...
Dates: 1951 - 1963