June 10, 2015 – The AILG Annual Meeting and Dinner at the MIT Museum was a great event, with record attendance for an annual meeting and lots of great conversation between alumni, MIT staff, students and guests.
Attendees enjoyed a keynote from Don Shobrys ’75 (DTD), President of the Alumni Association, who offered his perspective on the value of the FSILGs in the contemporary MIT environment, and encouraged our community to use its strengths to build a brand distinct from from FSILG systems at other American universities.
Congratulations to the following alumni who were elected to AILG positions at the meeting.
AILG Board of Directors – terms expiring June 2018
- Akil Middleton ’08 – Zeta Psi
- Steve Baker ’84 – Theta Xi
AILG Ombudspersons – terms expiring June 2016
- Sororities: Kim Hunter ’86- Alpha Phi
- Independent Living Groups: Tom Yu ’96 – Fenway House
- Fraternities: Stan Wulf ’65 – Phi Delta Theta
May 27, 2015 – The IFC, Panhel, LGC, and AILG recognized individual alumni and outstanding chapters for their contributions to the FSILG community this year. Our community also recognized the MIT Police Department for their support and collaboration, presenting them with the FSILG Advocate Award. Please join us in thanking everyone for their dedication and good work this year.
April 16, 2015 – The Education Committee hosted an AILG Alumni Volunteer Connections Seminar and Meet & Greet in the Hulsizer Room, Ashdown House (NW35). The goal of this seminar was to provide all alumni volunteers, especially new ones, with an introduction to current FSILG life and the resources available to them to support their chapters. Current student leaders and alumni outlined today’s challenges and the many resources available. The slides are HERE.
April 8, 2015 – Version 6.0 of the FSILG Social Events policy is now available. All alumni who work with FSILG chapters are strongly encouraged to familiarize yourselves with the updated policy. Many thanks to the working group of students, alumni and MIT staff that developed the policy and continues to work on it.
March 6, 2015. In order to get better definition and develop possible options for an ”FSILG Village” on/near the MIT campus, the Division of Student Life and the Councils arranged for a series of Focus Groups for those interested in discussing this concept further. Especially those interested in the move and the concept of an FSILG Village on/near the MIT campus should attend, but it is fine to have doubters as well. The sessions are:
LGC students & alumni – Monday, March 16, 6:00PM-7:30PM at the Flowers Dining Room of Maseeh Hall (W1) Please RSVP to Graham Haskin firstname.lastname@example.org to be included for dinner.
Panhellenic students & alumni – Monday, March 16, 8:00 – 8:45PM at W20-400. This is an extension of the regularly scheduled Panhellenic Delegates Council meeting.
Fraternity (IFC) students – Thursday, April 2, 7:30-8:30PM at W20-400, at the IFC Presidents Council.
Fraternity alumni – Wednesday, April 8, 9:30AM-10:30AM, after the AILG Plenary, in W20 Mezzanine Lounge.
January, 2015 – The AILG created a new Community Relations Committee, which seeks to publicize the many good works and initiatives of MIT’s FSILGs. A number of these are now listed on the Committee’s home page. The group has begun meeting monthly and is chaired by former AILG board member David Hutchings ’10 (email@example.com). They meet monthly and welcome new members. Contact Dave if interested.
January, 2015 – Based on the great reception from last year, another FSILG Fundraising Seminar has been scheduled for the morning of Thursday, April 23. To register go to http://alumic.mit.edu/FSILGFundraising2015.
November 10, 2014 – The AILG hosted an evening meeting to discuss the FSILG Village and Conditions Assessment survey, and the progress on the FSILG Village concept. Here are the slides presented by Steve DeFalco ’83 on that topic. Response to the survey has been outstanding!
November 4, 2014 – The Panhellenic Council has started discussions to introduce a new sorority on campus after a unanimous vote from the Panhellenic Council on Sept. 29 to “open campus to extension,” according to Panhel President Yasmin C. Inam ’15. See The Tech, Nov 4th edition.