Paul E. Gray and Susan Hockfield shake hands.

Susan Hockfield becomes MIT's 16th president and announces a global energy initiative, on May 6, 2005.

Inauguration of 15th MIT President Charles M. Vest 5/10/1991

MIT's 15th president is formally inaugurated on May 10th, 1991, with several former Institute presidents in attendance.

Paul Gray

Paul Edward Gray SB '54, SM '55, ScD '60 shares a sober, humane and challenging vision for MIT in his inaugural speech as MIT’s 14th President, on Sept. 26, 1980.

Jerome Wiesner

This undated b-&-w video compilation, likely prepared in conjunction with Jerome Wiesner’s inauguration as MIT’s 13th president, touches on Wiesner’s life as humanist, scientist and statesman.

The MIT Corporation recommends Susan Hockfield as the Institution's next leader.

Susan Hockfield is announced as the institution's next leader.

Susan Hockfield New MIT President Announcement 2004

Dr. Hockfield — the first woman, and first life scientist, to helm the Institute — is introduced by the MIT Corporation.