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An MIT Dean Planned a University With No Classrooms. Here's Where It Stands.

December 13, 2017View for printing

When Christine Ortiz, a former dean of the graduate school at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, last spoke with The Chronicle, she shared big plans for creating "the university of the future." She said it would forgo many college mainstays, like traditional classes and academic departments.

Ms. Ortiz still has her lofty dreams and a tenured professorship in materials science and engineering at MIT, but now, she says, she also has a founding team, start-up funds, and a name for the enterprise: Station1 https://www.station1.org/

By Sam Hoisington

https://www.chronicle.com/article/An- ... aignId=7415
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