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Here on the News page, you can read about what’s happening, who is innovating, and what is changing in the administrative world at MIT. You’ll find info on revamped policies and procedures and tips to make your work life easier. Links to newsletters from administrative offices give you a chance to find out what colleagues are working on around the Institute. Is there something you think is important to share with other administrators? Let us know.

  • Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016

    Begin the New Year with an HR learning and development workshop for staff!

    HR is offering a series of learning and development workshops for staff during MIT’s Independent Activities Period (IAP). The January Jumpstart IAP offering gives staff the chance to begin the New Year by sharpening knowledge and skills around communication, performance, service, diversity and...

  • Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016

    If you run a board, committee, or group, you know it can be a challenge to plan meetings and keep members informed of changes. This is true even if you meet only once a year.

    Fortunately, there’s software that can make a difference. BoardEffect, a cloud-based platform, optimizes the planning of meetings and promotes connectivity among...

  • Thursday, Nov 17, 2016

    Have you ever gotten an email that appears to be from a legitimate company telling you your account has been suspended? Or telling you that you need to reset your password? Often times, these emails are phishing scams. Phishing is illegitimate solicitation of personal information via email.


  • Thursday, Nov 17, 2016

    SANDI may sound like a day at the beach, but this MIT acronym stands for a year-round tool: Staff Appointments and Distributions. SANDI includes HR appointment, salary distribution, and payroll data for exempt employees, fellows, and graduate students. Authorized users can view this data for their department, lab or center (...


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