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David (Michael Fassbender), an android aboard Prometheus, ruthlessly investigates an alien race, their technology, and a biological weapon they developed.

roberto perez-franco—The Tech

“Drill, baby, drill!” (2010), gouache on illustration board, 15” x 20”.

This data is for calendar year 2010, from Jan. 1, 2010 through Dec. 31, 2010, and comes from MIT’s IRS Form 990, the tax return for non-profits, which was filed May 15, 2012 for tax year 2010.

“Base compensation” is “nondiscretionary payments to a person agreed upon in advance, contingent only on the payee’s performance of agreed-upon services (such as salary or fees),” from column B(i) of Schedule J Part II of the form.

“Paid compensation” is the “reportable compensation from the organization (W-2/1099-MISC)” column from Part VII Section A of the 990. “Total compensation” includes that as well as “retirement and other deferred compensation” and “nontaxable benefits” from column E of Schedule J Part II of the form.

The percentage changes (% columns) are based on paid compensation, but the differences (∆) are based on total compensation.

Form 990 includes compensation to current and former “officers, directors, trustees, and key employees” as well as “the five current highest compensated employees,” of which Donald R. Lessard is the lowest-compensated. Therefore, the list beneath Lessard is not comprehensive.

† MIT Investment Management Company (MITIMCo) employees compensations do not include incentive compensation which “could have increased or decreased depending on the performance of the endowment” and are contingent on continued employment by MIT.

* Four MIT officers served as directors of outside companies and receive substantial fees for doing so. See separate table.

‡ Professors Repenning and Lessard appear because of their participation in the Sloan School of Management’s Executive Education program (see Repenning is faculty director of the BP Operations Academy

§ John S. Reed took over as Chairman of the MIT Corporation from Dana G. Mead in July, 2010. Each served for half of a term, and their compensation reflects that.

Situation for Noon Eastern Time, Friday, June 8, 2012

David Da He—The Tech

Fred F. Chen G, PhD candidate in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, receives his doctoral hood from Chancellor Eric Grimson PhD ’80 and department head Anantha Chandrakasan in Rockwell Cage Thursday.

John A. Hawkinson—The Tech

Fake eyes appeared perched atop Lobby 7 on May 17.

Christopher A. Maynor—The Tech

President-elect Rafael Reif greets students at an evening event in the Stata Center on May 16.

Tiffany Ira Huang—The Tech

President Hockfield is taken by surprise at the appearance of a flash mob during the “Hockfield Day” picnic, held on May 17 in Killian Court.

David Da He—The Tech

The flash mob points to President Susan Hockfield as the music is altered to include Hockfield’s name.

Christopher A. Maynor—The Tech

Student advisory group members gave Reif Brass Rat-style napkin rings as a welcoming gift.

Tiffany Ira Huang—The Tech

Reif with pancakes! The president-elect serves pancakes to MIT students at the Flapjacks for Finals event at Lobdell on May 20.

Tiffany Ira Huang—The Tech

A sailing team from East Campus team breaks the speed record for crossing the Charles River.

Christopher A. Maynor—The Tech

Reif also received a poster-sized hacker’s map, which shows MIT’s underground tunnel network.