MIT Endowment Up 14 Percent|
MIT’s endowment increased to $6.7 billion last year, a 14.4 percent increase over fiscal year 2004, with a 17.6 percent rate of return on investments. The rate of return is comparable to those reported by other universities with top endowments. Last year, MIT’s rate of return was 18.1 percent.
Child Care a Problem Not Likely to Improve Soon for Grad Parents
Though MIT’s child care options are “few and expensive” according to Dean for Graduate Students Isaac M. Colbert, new programs are paving the way for improvement.
Dorm Front Desks Can Transfer Calls, Allowing People Off-Campus to Call In
Want your parents to be able to call your dormitory phone, but didn’t pay for service? Have them call your dormitory front desk, and ask to be transferred.
David Dibner, the distinguished philanthropist and civic leader who established the Dibner Institute for the History of Science and Technology, died unexpectedly at his home in Wilton, Conn., on Sept. 28. He was 78.
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