In December 2020, the Institute charged the MIT Values Statement Committee to develop a statement of shared values through broad consultation across the MIT community. On April 12, 2022, President Rafael Reif, Provost Cynthia Barnhart and Chancellor Melissa Nobles shared the values statement with the community, with their strong endorsement.
MIT Values implementation
In its final report, the MIT Values Statement Committee made a range of suggestions for implementing the statement's intent and language into the life and operations of the Institute, noting: "Values statements can be a powerful force for positive change and building trust throughout a community, but those benefits come about only with shared ownership, sustained action, and attention."
The ICEO and MindHandHeart have been charged with forwarding the report's objectives and recommendations. If you have suggestions or comments or would like to participate, please contact Megan Jordan.