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Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the Provost, records of Assistant Provost for Administration Douglas Pfeiffer

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: AC-0595

Abstract

Each year the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Office of the Provost holds an orientation and introduction to MIT for new faculty the week before the academic year starts in September. A handbook of campus information resources is compiled each year by the office as part of the orientation.

Dates

  • 1997 - 2006

Access note

This collection is open.

Historical note

The MIT Office of the Provost sponsors an orientation for new faculty during the week before the start of each new academic year. This one-day event features an overview of MIT, and a broad introduction to some of the teaching, research, and administrative enterprises of the Institute. Traditionally, the President, Provost, and Chancellor are all involved in the day's program, and the event is hosted by the Chair of the Faculty. Much of the program typically involves a series of small panels in which MIT faculty members discuss and provide guidance related to different aspects of the faculty experience, allowing plenty of time for questions or for discussion between the panelists and the new faculty members in attendance.

source: http://web.mit.edu/newfaculty/

Extent

1 Cubic Feet ( (1 record carton))

Language of Materials

English

Location

Materials are stored off-site. Advance notice is required for use.

Processing Information note

Some collection descriptions are based on legacy data and may be incomplete or contain inaccuracies. Description may change pending verification. Please contact the MIT Department of Distinctive Collections if you notice any errors or discrepancies.
Title
Guide to the Records of the Office of the Provost,
Subtitle
Records of the Assistant Provost for Administration
Status
Completed
Date
2010
Description rules
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Language of description
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Script of description
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Repository Details

Part of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Libraries. Department of Distinctive Collections Repository

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