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Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Committee on Educational Survey records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0124
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection consists of the files maintained by Lynwood Bryant, aide to the committee, and contains numerous drafts and revisions of the final report, both typed and handwritten. It also contains correspondence and memoranda that document interactions between the members of the committee on planning, researching, and writing the final report. The final version of the report, titled "Report of the Committee on Educational Survey," focuses on five areas: the development of an educational...
Dates: 1930 - 1950

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Committee on Graduate School Policy records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0120
Abstract The collection contains minutes of the Committee on Advanced Degrees and Fellowships; and minutes and agendas of meetings of the Committee on Graduate Courses and Scholarships, the Committee on the Graduate School, and CGSP. Also included are supporting documents about curriculum, enrollment, and the awarding of degrees, fellowships, and scholarships. Committee minutes are partially indexed. Some issues involving individual students are discussed in minutes, reports, and supporting documents. ...
Dates: 1901 - 1988

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Committee on Provisional Students and Discipline records

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0195
Scope and Contents of the Collection The records of the Committee on Provisional Students and Discipline records (1922-1946) contain of minutes of meetings of the committee and includes lists of students who were readmitted or dismissed from the Institute.
Dates: 1922 - 1946

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Corporation, Executive Committee minutes

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0272
Abstract The Executive Committee of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Corporation was created in 1883 on the recommendation of a committee of members appointed by President Francis A. Walker to propose changes in the organization of the Institute's governing structure. The Executive Committee meets ten times each academic year and consists of the chair of the Corporation, president and treasurer (ex officio members), up to five members and two rotating members,...
Dates: 1866 to 2017; Majority of material found within 1883 - 2017

Massachusetts Institute of Technology faculty meeting records

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0001
Abstract A record of the MIT faculty begins with the minutes of the September 25, 1865, meeting and continues to the present day. Among the topics discussed at faculty meetings are proposed degree programs, disciplinary actions, admission and graduation requirements, enrollment and diversity, and issues concerning student life. This collection includes biographical material in Killian Award and Edgerton Award announcements and resolutions on the death of individual faculty members written by faculty...
Dates: 1865-2017

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Faculty Policy Committee records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0188
Abstract The Faculty Policy Committee of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has responsibility for maintaining a broad overview of academic programs; interprets, implements, and helps formulate policies on a broad range of issues of concern to the faculty. The committee identifies issues of concern to the faculty and facilitates interchange between members of the faculty and administrators of the Institute. The collection contains agendas, enclosures including supplemental materials and...
Dates: 1985 - 2012

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the Chancellor, records of Julius A. Stratton as provost, vice president and provost, and chancellor

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0132
Abstract The collection documents the responsibilities of Julius A. Stratton for academic development and research in the positions of provost, vice president and provost, and chancellor, which he held between 1949 and 1957. The records contain reports and memoranda from the schools, departments, and research laboratories, including Lincoln Laboratory, the Research Laboratory for Electronics, and the Computation Center, and material on Projects Charles, Hartwell, Meteor, Troy, and Whirlwind. There are...
Dates: 1949 - 1957

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the Provost, Assistant Provost Doreen Morris records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0530
Abstract The Office of the Provost, Assistant Provost Doreen Morris records contain records from Morris’s office documenting her work with the Office of the Provost. Morris came to the MIT in 1978 when she joined the Budget Office. In 1982, she became the financial officer in the Office of the Dean of Science. In 1985, she became assistant to the provost and in 1992, she was appointed assistant provost for administration. Records include budgets and five year plans, materials on gender equity at MIT,...
Dates: 1970 - 2015

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the Provost, letters from seniors to Associate Provost Samuel Jay Keyser

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0261
Abstract The collection consists of letters from seniors responding to a survey from Associate Provost Samuel Jay Keyser, and anonymous excerpts from those letters. The letters recount the students' experience at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and include comments on the academic workload and requirements, the faculty, the advising system, and student living groups.
Dates: 1987 - 1991

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

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the Provost, records of executive officer Joel Orlen

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0057
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection contains administrative files of Exectuive Officer Joel Orlen in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Office of the Provost. Materials include correspondence, reference material, working notes, and reports on various activities of the office, including coordination of space and research planning, administration of special research funds, representing MIT on the Massachusetts Technology Development Corporation and in various university research consortia, and...
Dates: 1965 - 1980

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the Provost, records of Provost Mark Wrighton and Provost Joel Moses

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0527
Scope and Contents of the Collection Includes files of provosts John Deutch, Mark Wrighton, and Joel Moses.
Dates: 1990 - 2005

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the Provost, records of Special Assistant to the Provost Louis Menand

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0078
Abstract Louis Menand became assistant to the provost at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1968 with the responsibility to supervise several programs, including the MIT student-operated tutoring program at Rindge Technical School in Cambridge, Mass., and the Upward Bound program. He chaired the Law-Related Studies Committee and served on the Interdisciplinary Environmental Council. He also worked on university-community relations. In 1974 he became...
Dates: 1953 - 1981

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the Provost, records of Walter A. Rosenblith

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0007
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection consists of the records of Walter Alter Rosenblith while associate provost, 1969-1971, and provost, 1971-1980, though the collection contains a few earlier records pertaining to continuing projects under the supervision of the Office of the Provost. The major portion of the collection, the general administrative files, documents Rosenblith’s activities as provost as well as the academic and political climate of MIT during the 1970s.During Rosenblith’s time in office,...
Dates: 1958 - 1980; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1980

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, records of Associate Provost Sheila Widnall

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: AC-0487
Scope and Contents This collection documents Dr. Shelia Widnall’s work as the Associate Provost at MIT. Materials document her responsibilities around academic integrity, including conflict of interest policy, federal relations, faculty retirement, tenure and promotion policies, and international educational programs. In addition, there is some correspondence and speeches related to her work.
Dates: 1992 - 1993

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, records of the Committee on the HASS Requirements

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0536
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection consists of meeting minutes, reports, and correspondence of the Committee on the HASS Requirements, 1985-1986. It also includes background materials used by the committee.
Dates: 1979 - 1986

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