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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.

  • Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016

    VPF recently announced a new policy for expense reporting requirements for the MIT Travel Card. This announcement was followed by an email on November 29, 2016, from Kathleen McGrath, Assistant Director of Travel and Procurement Operations at VPF, with instructions on how to opt in or out of the new...

  • Monday, Dec 5, 2016

    At MIT, that can mean last minute philanthropic gifts from donors aiming to make the December 31 tax deadline. But whether the gift is part of an end-of-year tax strategy or an act of generosity, all gifts $2,000 or more, now or at any time of the year, should go straight to the Office of the Recording Secretary (W98-300). To be counted as a 2016 donation, all gifts must be received in W98 by...

  • 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...

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