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You Are Helping MIT Make a Better World

Watch President Reif’s thank you to the MIT community.

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You Are Helping MIT Make a Better World

Watch President Reif’s thank you to the MIT community.

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The MIT Campaign for a Better World raised $6.24B to help the people of MIT tackle humanity’s urgent global challenges.

Image of students and an MIT professor in a the lab.
Image of students and an MIT professor in a the lab.

The MIT Campaign for a Better World raised $6.24B to help the people of MIT tackle humanity’s urgent global challenges.

Strength in numbers: 112,703 donors contributed to the Campaign.

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Students in Lobby 7

Strength in numbers: 112,703 donors contributed to the Campaign.

83% of all alumni engaged with MIT during the Campaign.

MIT alumni and friends celebrate the MIT Campaign at an event.
MIT alumni and friends celebrate the MIT Campaign at an event.

83% of all alumni engaged with MIT during the Campaign.

Thank You, from MIT's Leadership

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Cynthia Barnhart SM ’85, PhD ’88

Ford Foundation Professor of Engineering; Chancellor, 2014–2021

Anantha P. Chandrakasan

Dean, MIT School of Engineering; Vannevar Bush Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

W. Eric L. Grimson PhD ’80

Chancellor for Academic Advancement; Bernard M. Gordon Professor of Medical Engineering

Daniel P. Huttenlocher SM ’84, PhD ’88

Dean, MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing; Henry Ellis Warren (1894) Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Julie A. Lucas

Vice President, Resource Development

Nergis Mavalvala PhD ’97

Dean, MIT School of Science; Curtis and Kathleen Marble Professor of Astrophysics

Melissa Nobles

Chancellor; Professor of Political Science; Dean, MIT School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, 2015–2021

Hashim Sarkis

Dean, MIT School of Architecture and Planning; Professor of Architecture and Urban Planning

Sanjay Sarma

Vice President, Open Learning; Fred Fort Flowers and Daniel Fort Flowers Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Martin A. Schmidt SM ’83, PhD ’88

Provost; Ray and Maria Stata Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

David Schmittlein

John C Head III Dean, MIT Sloan School of Management; Professor of Marketing

Maria Zuber

Vice President for Research; E. A. Griswold Professor of Geophysics

A Campus for the Next 100 Years

From collaborative labs to classrooms, arts spaces to residences, makerspaces to historical landmarks, the reinvigoration of campus over the life of the MIT Campaign for a Better World has created a physical environment as open and energized as the people of MIT.

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26

capital projects during
the Campaign

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$602M

raised for capital needs

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1.7M gross ft²

of renovations

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Supporting an Unusual
Concentration of
Unusual
Talent

Scholarships

Scholarships—the foundation of MIT’s commitment to need-blind undergraduate admission—are a vital component of the Institute’s ability to provide a full range of support for students who have earned their place at MIT. Each financial promise to an outstanding undergraduate made during the Campaign for a Better World introduces a new voice into the MIT community of problem solvers and change makers, simultaneously enriching the life of the recipient and the campus.

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two hundred thirty-nine million dollars

raised for undergraduate financial aid

Hung Huynh '24

“MIT isn’t just about the smarts. It’s about passion, collaboration, and support. I’ve been empowered with the resources and perspective to start small but think big.”

Hung Huynh ’24

Course 2-A Engineering; Drs. Francesco and Marybeth Pompei Scholar


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Sheila Baber stands outside near Killian Court. Image: Courtesy of Sheila Baber

“I started out trying to grow plants in space. Now I’m looking at plants from space. Behind the pixels are the people. And the people are those I want to help.”

Sheila Baber ’21

Course 12 Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences; Course 8 Physics; Natalie Lorenz-Anderson (1984) Scholar


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Fellowships

Brilliant graduate students are essential to the Institute’s research enterprise. Fellowships funded during the Campaign give MIT the capacity to retain its competitive edge in attracting the most talented, inventive, and diverse graduate students from around the world, offering remarkable young minds the confidence and freedom to chase big ideas in pursuit of a better world.

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five hundred and thirty-one million dollars

raised during the Campaign to fund graduate student support

R'mani Haulcy

“Because of MIT, I’ve become aware of potential solutions that I never knew existed, and I believe in my ability to solve problems.”

R’mani Haulcy SM ’19

PhD Student, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; MathWorks Fellow


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Shivang Tayal poses outdoors. Image: Courtesy of Shivang Tayal

“MIT encouraged me to focus my campaign [to assist frontline health care workers in rural India] where it would have the most impact.”

Shivang Tayal MBA ’22

MBA Student, MIT Sloan School of Management; Ivy Head Family Fellow


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Professorships

The MIT faculty is a thousand-strong community of researchers, inventors, and doers from every field of inquiry. They are relentlessly expanding the limits of human knowledge and bringing their expertise to bear on the global challenges of today and tomorrow. Professorships created during the Campaign empower distinguished faculty and tap the full potential of rising stars.

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three hundred thirty-two million dollars

raised during the Campaign to fund professorships

Siqi Zheng

“I appreciate that the MIT approach is to make a real-world impact. We work together to tackle technical policies and societal issues around the world, not just in the lab, but within the cities with local stakeholders.”

Siqi Zheng

Samuel Tak Lee Champion Professor of Urban and Real Estate Sustainability


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Stephen Morris

“Economics is an intellectually integrated department—everyone is engaged with what’s happening in all the groups. Because of MIT, I’ve rethought graduate education and how it works.”

Stephen Morris

Peter A. Diamond Professor in Economics


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Student Life

Wellbeing initiatives. Sports. Diversity and inclusion programs. Leadership opportunities. The arts. Experiential endeavors. First-year innovation. Spaces for living, learning, and making. Broad support in the Campaign for all aspects of the vibrant tapestry of student life ensures the Institute can continue to foster an environment where both academic excellence and personal wellbeing are valued and promoted.

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raised during the Campaign for student life

Students pose in front of their creations at the Robotic Zoo. Image: Robotic Zoo, Sangbae Kim, 2016

Against the backdrop of a new comprehensive, Institute-wide strategic action plan for diversity, equity, and inclusion, a vast array of people, programs, and initiatives across the Institute are helping MIT continue to remove barriers to equity, opportunity, and belonging and shape an environment in which all people can fulfill their potential.

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Unrestricted Giving

During the Campaign, thousands of alumni and friends signaled their confidence in MIT by giving unrestricted funds—critical resources that can be directed where they are most needed. Such gifts helped MIT rapidly respond to the daunting challenges of Covid-19, stand firm in its longstanding commitment to undergraduate financial aid, and advance an environment of academic excellence and bold innovation.

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sixty-seven percent

increase in unrestricted giving during the Campaign compared to the previous decade

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