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Susan Hockfield

Susan Hockfield has served as the 16th president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology since December 2004.
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Campaign for Students
MIT is committed to maintaining the unique quality of an MIT education and continuing to produce global leaders in science, technology, business, and the arts; students who someday will solve some of the world’s most intractable problems. more