MIT alumnus gives $24M to expand the Institute’s undergraduate student body

Published in MIT News: September 8, 2010

Fariborz Maseeh cites pressing need for MIT graduates

A Massachusetts Institute of Technology alumnus and his foundation have given the Institute $24 million to expand access to MIT’s world-class education.

The gift from Fariborz Maseeh and the Massiah Foundation will allow MIT to expand the undergraduate student body to 4,500 students, an increase of about 250 from today’s enrollment and consistent with its enrollment in the early- and mid-1990s.

Read complete Sept 8th announcement

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