The MIT endowment grew by $1.6 billion this year, bringing the endowment to a total of $9.98 billion. MIT reported returns of 22 percent. Harvard’s endowment grew by $5.7 billion, to a total of $34.9 billion. Harvard reported returns of 23 percent.
The Dormitory Council elected Burton-Conner President Colleen P. Mosley ’09 as their vice president Wednesday. Fun fact: Voting at DormCon is by residence size; East Campus gets 374 votes and Random Hall gets 93.
The Air Force is hosting a free concert at Kresge Auditorium this Saturday, Sept. 15 starting at 7 p.m. The concert commemorates the 60th anniversary of the Air Force, and features the Air Force Band of Liberty and singer Maureen McGovern. Tickets are available today, from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. in W59-114.
Lockers in the Student Center are available for registered students. The Campus Activities Complex has 48 lockers in the Student Center game room and reading room available for rent at $20 per semester. To obtain a locker, apply online at http://web.mit.edu/campus-activities/www/. The deadline for applications is today.
A blood drive will take place Monday through Friday next week in La Sala in the Student Center. The blood drive will be open every day from noon–6 p.m, except Thursday, when it will be open 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. All donors will receive a free shirt and pizza.