Mission

The Association of Independent Living Groups at MIT (AILG) will:

  • Assist our member FSILGs to teach values and life skills that are complementary to the MIT educational curriculum.
  • Be a presence at MIT, to represent and be a voice for the FSILG system and its alumni.
  • Provide tools to improve our FSILG member groups.
  • Promote diversity of choice of residence for students within the FSILG community.
  • Promote FSILG group responsibility and accountability.

Goals

The Goals of the AILG for 2017 are:

  1. Continue outreach to students, parents, our neighbors, sorority / ILG alumnae and other stakeholders, while also encouraging new participation from graduating seniors and graduate students.
    • Parent Outreach Committee
    • Community Relations Committee
    • Outreach to GSC
  2. Study recruitment and retention figures to better understand membership trends and the ideal size of the FSILG system
  3. Advocate for more FSILG housing options
    • Pursue the West Village plan
    • Work toward a resolution on all MITIMCo leases
  4. Foster healthy communities and cultures through existing and new programs:
    • Complete and publicize the Accreditation rubric
    • Pilot an alumniā€student mentoring program
    • Pilot an alumni education program
    • Complete and publicize the Member Support program
    • Create an on-line community resource for our undergraduate members, including multimedia learning tools.
  5. Build trusting relationships among our members and stakeholders
    • Complete and publicize the FSILG Relationship Agreement
    • Facilitate outreach to new and returning organizations
  6. Raise the profile of the ILGs on campus, in part to demonstrate the diversity of the FSILG community at MIT

Governance

The AILG is made up of the alumni/ae corporations of MIT fraternities, sororities, and independent living groups. The AILG holds quarterly breakfast plenary meetings and an annual dinner meeting. The AILG Board of Directors meets monthly. Community members and stakeholders are always welcome to attend these meetings. See Calendar for dates and locations.