September 24, 2018
When the Food Insecurity Solutions Working Group (FISWG) submitted their report in spring 2017 to Suzy Nelson, vice president and dean for student life, one recommendation stood out: open a low-cost grocery sto
April 27, 2018
Following a two-year process that started with a review of existing dining data, a selection committee of students, faculty heads of house, and staff from the Division of Student Life (DSL) has selected Compass Group and its subsidiaries Bon Appétit and Restaurant Associates to take on the new, expa
Undergraduate, Housing, Dining, Graduate
April 13, 2018
After receiving feedback from diners about its operating hours, Rebecca’s Late Night Café in Walker Memorial’s (Building 50) Pritchett Dining Hall is now open from 3-11 pm, Monday through Friday.
March 20, 2018
Recent survey data show that 2-8 percent of MIT graduate students and as many as 13 percent of MIT undergraduates do not have enough to eat. And the problem is not unique to MIT: other similar schools report that about 20 percent of their students struggle with food insecurity.
Wellness and Support, Undergraduate, Dean for Student Life, Dining, Graduate
February 09, 2017
Suzy Nelson started as MIT’s vice president and dean for student life on July 1, 2016. She came to the Institute after a national search and brings broad experience from managing student affairs and residential life at Colgate University, Harvard University, and Cornell University to the role. During her first semester at the Institute, Nelson worked with students, faculty, and staff to invigorate the Division of Student Life’s mission and goals, and is leading major projects related to residence hall development and renovation, student support, and diversity and inclusion.
Wellness and Support, Student Groups, Student Governance, Housing, Dean for Student Life, Dining, FSILG