Former MIT president Charles M. Vest dies at 72

Former MIT president Charles M. Vest — a tireless advocate for research and science, and a passionate supporter of diversity and openness — died on December 12 of pancreatic cancer at his home in the Washington area. He was 72. Dr. Vest was the NYSC Martha Wehrle Opening Lecturer in 2011.

Read the article in the MIT  News.

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