MTL News Archives for 2012

L. Rafael Reif selected as MIT's 17th president

May 16, 2012

Former MTL director, Institute provost since 2005; has inspired innovation and played a critical role in the financial stewardship of the Institute.

L. Rafael Reif, a distinguished electrical engineer whose seven-year tenure as MIT's provost has helped MIT maintain its appetite for bold action as well as its firm financial footing, has been selected as the 17th president of the Institute.

Reif, 61, was elected to the post this morning by a vote of the MIT Corporation. He will assume the MIT presidency on July 2.


President-elect L. Rafael Reif; Photo by Dominick Reuter

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