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Highlights of Charles M. Vest’s Inauguration

Charles M. Vest officially joins the MIT community as its 15th president on May 10th, 1991 (film short).

Charles M. Vest officially joins the MIT community as its 15th president on May 10th, 1991 (film short).

On May 10, 1991, Charles M. Vest was inaugurated as the 15th president of MIT during a ceremony in Killian Court. President Vest served the Institute with distinction over the next 14 years, leading MIT through a period of significant change and growth. Chuck, as he was affectionately known by his MIT colleagues, also served as president of the National Academy of Engineers, from 2007 to 2013.

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