Schmill Named Dean of Student Financial Services

Published in MIT News on April 21, 2016 by the Office of the Dean for Undergraduate Education

Interim executive director since September 2015, Schmill will now lead both admissions and student financial services at MIT.

Stuart Schmill Dean for Undergraduate Education Dennis Freeman has announced that Dean of Admissions Stuart Schmill has also been named dean of student financial services. Schmill, who has served as interim executive director of MIT Student Financial Services (SFS) since September 1, 2015, will now lead both offices. Schmill’s new title is dean of admissions and student financial services.

“I am delighted that Stu has agreed to continue to oversee student financial services,” Freeman said. “Stu has served MIT in several capacities over the years, and he has a deep and abiding respect for the Institute that informs everything he does.”

“Stu’s vision and creativity have steadily enhanced the admissions process at MIT, both for staff and for prospective students and their families. For many college applicants, at MIT or elsewhere, the admissions process can seem shrouded in mystery and impersonal. Stu and his staff have thought long and hard about how to address that problem, with great success. I am confident that Stu’s leadership qualities will be a wonderful addition to SFS.”

“It’s been a real honor and pleasure for me to work with the wonderful staff in student financial services this year,” Schmill said. “I am very excited about having the chance to continue in this capacity...”

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