L. Rafael Reif, a distinguished electrical engineer whose seven-year tenure as MIT’s provost has helped MIT maintain its appetite for bold action as well as its firm financial footing, has been selected as the 17th president of the Institute. Reif, 61, was elected to the post on May 16 by a vote of the MIT Corporation. He will assume the MIT presidency on July 2. Read the rest of the MIT News story.
L. Rafael Reif selected as MIT’s 17th president
May 17, 2012