Two years before its completion, the MIT Capital Campaign has already reached its original goal of raising $1.5 billion for the Institute. As a result, the MIT Corporation extended the campaign9s fundraising target to $2 billion at its meeting on Oct. 4.
In the last year, the MIT endowment decreased by 9.8 percent to about $7 billion, according to MIT Treasurer Allan S. Bufferd9s annual report.
These are the official minutes of the Graduate Student Council General Council meeting held on Oct. 2, 2002.
Professor August F. Witt, a longtime faculty member in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, died Oct. 7 of gastric cancer. He was 71.
The following numbers reflect the numbers reported to the Interfraternity Council as of 8 p.m. Thursday night. They are subject to change, since many bids are still open.
Dean for Student Life Larry G. Benedict has allocated about a third of the $400,000 his office receives from a new $200-a-year student fee that supports the Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center and other student activities.
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