Celebrate the Inauguration of L. Rafael Reif on September 21!


September 3, 2012

The Corporation and Faculty of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are proud to celebrate the inauguration of L. Rafael Reif as the Seventeenth President of MIT. We hope that you will join the celebration, which includes academic symposia September 19-21  in Kresge Auditorium as well as the inauguration ceremony on September 21st at 2:30PM in Killian Court. All are invited to these events; no tickets will be required. Dean Christine Ortiz will Chair a session on “MIT and On-Campus Education” at 10:30am on Friday morning, which will include remarks on MIT culture, fostering future leaders, and what’s happening to the lecture as a teaching tool. At the inauguration Friday afternoon, participants will hear greetings from the Academy, Professor Reif’s inaugural address, and music composed by MIT professors for the occasion. Senior Associate Dean Blanche Staton of the ODGE will Marshal staff colleagues (including Dean Ortiz and other members of the ODGE) with Eric Evans of Lincoln Laboratory in the Inaugural Procession. The ceremony will be immediately followed by a reception for the whole community.

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