Thanks to all who attended the AILG Annual Meeting on June 12 at the Faculty Club.
Please remember there are still any opportunities to participate in implementing the FSILG Community Strategic Plan, which has been approved by the all the stakeholders – IFC, Panhel, LGC, AILG, and FSILG Office. See the Strategic Planning Committee web page for more details. To become involved, please contact any of the people listed on that page.
The Spring Term 2013 is complete:
Friday – Sunday, June 7-9 – MIT Reunions, most FSILG Receptions on Friday, June 7 from 3-5pm
Wednesday evening June 12, 5:30-9PM - AILG Annual Meeting at the MIT Faculty Club. The keynote speaker will be internationally recognized author on leadership and change, John Kotter ’68. Reception at 5:30, dinner at 6:30PM
The schedule for the 2013-2014 AILG Plenary Meetings has just been set. The dates are:
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 7-9AM – AILG Plenary meeting, at Twenty Chimneys, 3rd floor Student Center
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 7-9AM – AILG Plenary meeting, at Twenty Chimneys, 3rd floor Student Center
Thursday, February 13, 2014 7-9AM – AILG Plenary meeting, at Twenty Chimneys, 3rd floor Student Center
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 7-9AM – AILG Plenary meeting, at Twenty Chimneys, 3rd floor Student Center
Other events can be found on the AILG calendar.
Fraternities, Sororities and Independent Living Groups, or FSILGs for short, are of vital importance in the MIT undergraduate residence system and in maintaining strong alumni ties to the Institute. FSILGs have been part of MIT since MIT began — in fact, the first MIT housing was provided by fraternities. Today 38 (very) different FSILGs provide one-quarter of the undergraduate housing and more than 40% of all undergraduates are members. The FSILG houses are located in the communities of Cambridge, Boston, and Brookline and are in small neighborhoods and bustling urban areas.
All the MIT FSILG organizations take an active role in keeping their alumni/ae connected and informed. Those which are also responsible for undergraduate chapters also supply over 200 alumni/ae volunteers in a variety of governance, operations, property management, and advisory roles. The Association of Independent Living Groups is the affiliation of those alumni together. The AILG speaks for the FSILGs and is formally organized with officers and standing committees that are listed under the “Committees” tab on the navigation bar above. New volunteer members are always welcome.
The AILG is the principal voice of the FSILG system with MIT and is the principal vehicle for sharing best practices between and amongst the houses, especially where long-term continuity or judgment are indicated.