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Today is Add Date, the last day to add classes. Subjects dropped by add date do not appear on internal grade reports, so if you’re going to drop a class, consider dropping it today.

Monday is an Institute holiday, honoring Christopher Columbus’ discovery of the New World in 1492. Classes resume on Tuesday Oct. 12, on a regular Tuesday schedule.

The Institute made $281 million on operations last fiscal year, according to figures the Provost presented yesterday. FY10 budget cuts targeted $58.3 million, and achieved $65.9 million. $8.7 million of those savings came from utilities. Total operating expenditures for FY10 were $2.37 billion.

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