MIT Names President Search CommitteesOn Jan. 7, MIT announced the membership of two search committees for a new president. More information is available at http://web.mit.edu/president/search.
Corporation Committee on the Presidency
James A. Champy ’63 (chair)--chairman of consulting, Perot Systems Corp., Boston
W. Gerald Austen ’51--the Edward D. Churchill Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
Gordon M. Binder--managing director, Coastview Capital, LLC, Los Angeles
Denis A. Bovin ’69--vice chairman of investment banking at Bear, Stearns & Co., New York
Dedric A. Carter ’98--principal, American Management Systems, Arlington, Va.
Arthur Gelb ’61--president, Four Sigma Corporation, Woburn, Mass.
Edie N. Goldenberg ’67--Professor of Political Science and Public Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.
Paul E. Gray ’54--professor of electrical engineering and president emeritus, MIT
Dana G. Mead (ex officio) ’67--chairman of the Corporation, MIT
Paula J. Olsiewski (ex officio) ’79--president of the MIT Alumni Association; Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, New York
Frank Press--principal, The Washington Advisory Group, Washington, D.C.
Kenan E. Sahin ’63--president and founder, TIAX, Boston
Susan E. Whitehead--vice chairman, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, Cambridge, Mass.
Barrie R. Zesiger--managing director, Zesiger Capital Group, Rowayton, Conn.
Former chairs of the Corporation will serve as consultants to the committee. They are:
Alexander V. d’Arbeloff ’49--honorary chairman and Professor of the Practice in the Sloan School and Department of Mechanical Engineering, MIT
Howard W. Johnson--president emeritus, MIT
David S. Saxon ’41--president emeritus, University of California at Los Angeles
The committee secretary and assistant to the chair will be Kirk D. Kolenbrander, the special assistant to the president and chancellor at MIT.
Faculty Advisory Committee to the Corporation on the Presidential Search
Jerome I. Friedman (chair)--Institute Professor and professor of physics
Rafael L. Bras ’72 (ex-officio)--the Bacardi and Stockholm Water Foundations Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences; chair of the faculty
Sylvia T. Ceyer--the J. C. Sheehan Professor of Chemistry
Peter Diamond ’63--Institute Professor and professor of economics
Lorna J. Gibson--the Matoula S. Salapatas Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, and professor of mechanical engineering and civil and environmental engineering
Stephen C. Graves--the Abraham J. Siegel Professor of Management Science and Engineering Systems
Paula T. Hammond ’84--associate professor of chemical engineering
Kenneth Manning--the Thomas Meloy Professor of Rhetoric and the History of Science; secretary of the faculty
Wanda J. Orlikowski--the Eaton Peabody Professor of Communications Sciences
L. Rafael Reif--professor of electrical engineering
Paola M. Rizzoli--professor of physical oceanography in the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences; associate chair of the faculty
Bishwapriya Sanyal--the Ford International Professor of Urban Development and Planning
Isadore M. Singer--Institute Professor and professor of mathematics
Marcus A. Thompson--the Robert R. Taylor Professor of Music
Bruce Tidor--associate professor of bioengineering and computer science
Susumu Tonegawa--the Picower Professor of Biology and Neuroscience
Sheila Widnall ’60--Institute Professor and professor of aeronautics and astronautics and engineering systems
SOURCE: mit press release