Construction of New Grad Dorm
MIT’s construction plans for the coming year, presented during the annual town gown meeting on Feb. 7, include the creation of a new graduate dormitory. The plans drew comment from Cantabrigians urging for more open green space on the MIT campus, which Chief Facilities Officer William J. Anderson Jr. assured would be considered during the construction process.
Hockfield Names Sr. Advisor To Replace Willmore
Senior Advisor to the President Kirk D. Kolenbrander has been appointed to Vice President for Institute affairs, and nominated to replace Kathryn A. Willmore as secretary of the MIT Corporation, President Susan Hockfield announced Tuesday.
MIT Medical Begins Response to Recommendations
Three months after the MIT TaskForce on Medical Care for the MIT Community submitted its final report, an internal working group convened by the office of the Executive Vice President with representatives from the Medical Department, Office of Finance, and the Benefits and Human Resources Department is reviewing the 42 specific recommendations listed in the report, delegating groups of issues to each of the departments and assigning timelines for their implementation.
Several Boston Police vehicles were spotted outside of the Delta Upsilon house late Thursday night following DU’s weekly “Drink of the Week” party. DU President Philip E. Cassel ’07 declined to comment on the incident early Friday morning. Interfraternity Council President Isaac J. Tetzloff ’07 and IFC Risk Manager Jonathan A. Birnbaum ’08, also a member of DU, also declined to comment.
The following incidents were reported to the Cambridge and/or MIT Police between Jan. 25 and Feb. 6. This summary does not include incidents such as suspicious activity, false alarms, general service calls, or medical shuttles.
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