MIT Joins Leaders in Online Education in Submitting Comments to the Department of Education on Proposed Regulations for Distance Education

MIT submitted comments to the DOE in response to a new set of proposed federal regulations for distance education.

MIT Employees Temporarily Assigned to Federal Government: A Word of Caution

Employees who complete an IPA assignment are subject to the same post-federal employment regulations as former U.S. Government employees which can result in an employee being unable to continue with parts of their previous duties upon return to MIT.

Tenure: Are Confidential Peer Evaluations Protected in Lawsuits?

A recent federal decision questions the confidentiality of peer evaluations.

Gifts to MIT: A Basic Primer

Gifts are made to MIT in two varieties: "Unrestricted" gifts and "Restricted" gifts.

MIT responds to congressional inquiry

In late March, MIT responded to a congressional inquiry regarding its endowment.