Presidents of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology


William Barton Rogers
1862-70 and 1879-81

John Daniel Runkle
1870-1878

Francis Amasa Walker
1881-1897

James Mason Crafts
1897-1900

Henry Smith Pritchett
1900-1907

Richard Cockburn Maclaurin
1909-1920

Ernest Fox Nichols
1921-1922

Samuel Wesley Stratton
1923-1930

Karl Taylor Compton
1930-1948

James Rhyne Killian Jr.
1948-1958

Julius Adams Stratton
1959-1966

Howard Wesley Johnson
1966-1971

Jerome Bert Wiesner
1971-1980

Paul Edward Gray
1980-1990

Charles Marstiller Vest
1990-2004

Susan Hockfield
2004-

For more information, see http://libraries.mit.edu/archives/mithistory/histories-offices/pres.html

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on December 10, 2003.


Topics: Administration, History of MIT, MIT presidency

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