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

October 2016

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

September 2016

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?

May 2016

A recent federal decision questions the confidentiality of peer evaluations.

Gifts to MIT: A Basic Primer

April 2016

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

MIT responds to congressional inquiry

April 2016

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