Committed to Caring

I also want the family of MIT to be famous for how we treat people: Famous for sympathy, humility, decency, respect, and kindness.
– President Rafael Reif, MIT 2013 Commencement

The Office of Graduate Education invites you to share in an ongoing celebration of MIT faculty members who go above and beyond to make an impact in the lives of graduate students. The 2020 honorees are:

Honorees are celebrated by pairs each month of the academic year though a broad poster campaign, MIT News articles, and profiles on this site. Find all profiles posted to date in the menu at left.

Criteria for selection for a “Committed to Caring” honor include:

  1. Impact. How has the nominee supported students? How deeply, and for what length of time?
  2. Reach. Who has the nominee reached?
  3. Excellence in scholarship. In addition to the nominee’s own academic excellence, how have they contributed to student academic and professional success?
  4. Diversity and inclusion. What contributions has the nominee made toward supporting all members of the community?