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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.

  • Friday, Feb 20, 2015

    Dennis J. Swinford joined MIT as Director of Campus Planning effective February 2, 2015. Dennis comes to us with more than 20 years of planning experience in the public and private sectors. Most recently, he has served as Director of Campus Planning for the University of Massachusetts, Amherst since 2010.

    Prior to working at the University of Massachusetts, Dennis held the position of...

    Tags: people
  • By Robyn Fizz | Friday, Jan 30, 2015

    Security breaches make the news with depressing regularity. Retailers including Target, Home Depot, and Staples have been hacked, giving cybercriminals access to customers’ credit card numbers or other personal information, from email addresses to phone numbers.

    Spear-phishing attacks, such as payroll scams at universities...

  • Tuesday, Dec 23, 2014

    “Collaborating for MIT’s Future,” a poster session held this fall, was derived from a simple idea: To give members of the Institute’s administrative community an opportunity to share recent projects, find inspiration in the work of their colleagues, and make connections—easily and efficiently.

    A successful showing

    During the two-hour event, held in the Media Lab’s Skyline Room...

    Tags: excellence
  • Monday, Dec 22, 2014

    Mark your calendars for the upcoming Administrative and Fiscal Officers (AO/FO) spring term meeting. We hope to see you there!

    Administrative and Fiscal Officers Meeting

    Thursday, March 26, 2015
    9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
    Wong Auditorium, Tang Center E51


    Opening remarks...

    Tags: insights


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