MacGregor chooses Kennedy housemasterBy David B. Oberman
The residents of MacGregor House chose Prof. Robert S. Kennedy '59 of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science as their new senior faculty resident last month.
Kennedy will take over the job as housemaster of MacGregor in July.
When asked how he felt about becoming housemaster, Kennedy replied, "[My wife and I are] excited about it; we are looking forward to it. We have enjoyed our interactions with the students, and we think it will be a very interesting experience."
Professor Nathan H. Cook '50 of the Department of Mechanical Engineering has been MacGregor House's senior faculty resident since it opened in 1970. He is<>
leaving his position because of his early retirement from the Institute.
"As far as my wife and I are concerned, it has been a really neat experience," Cook said about his position at MacGregor. "We were originally going to try it out for a year, and we stayed 15 years, so you can tell that we enjoyed it."
Cook said that he would miss the students at MacGregor, with many of whom he had formed "real friendships." He said, however, that he felt that it was time for him to move on to "new and different things," and that "15 is a nice round number."
Professor Cook intends to move to North Eastham, on Cape Cod, and devote himself to full-time consulting.