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MIT President Sally Kornbluth

I believe MIT is uniquely poised to harness the power of science and technology, all along the continuum from fundamental science to engineering innovations for society, and deeply enriched by the wisdom and inventive power of the humanities, the arts, the social sciences, management and design.

Sally Kornbluth
MIT President

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Incoming president Sally Kornbluth greeted the MIT community during an event held on Oct. 27.

Community members greet MIT’s 18th president

On a warm, sunny afternoon last Thursday, MIT’s community gathered under a tent on Hockfield Court to meet the Institute’s next president, Sally Kornbluth. Amid a festive, celebratory atmosphere that included live music and fall treats, Kornbluth soaked in MIT’s culture; chatted with...

At the community introduction event, Reif presented Kornbluth with a glass pumpkin, created in MIT’s Glass Lab in the signature blue color of Duke University, where she has served as a faculty member since 1994 and as provost since 2014.

On campus, a warm welcome for MIT’s next president, Sally Kornbluth

Incoming MIT President Sally Kornbluth greeted members of the Institute community at a campus event on Thursday afternoon, outlining her vision and values, and thanking everyone for the reception she has enjoyed. “The warmth and welcome I’ve received from all of you at...

President-Elect Sally Kornbluth speaks to the MIT community on Thursday, Oct. 20.

Remarks by President-Elect Sally Kornbluth to the MIT community

The following remarks were given by President-Elect Sally Kornbluth to a gathering of community members in room 10-250 on Thursday, Oct. 20. Thank you, Madam Chair, for the warm introduction. And thank you also for the careful and thorough way that you led the...