Who they are and when they served.

Photographs, as well as names below, link to inaugural addresses.

Photographs of MIT presidents superimposed on the MIT logo, identified below Richard Cockburn Maclaurin James Rhyne Killian Ernest Fox Nichols Julius Adams Stratton Howard Wesley Johnson Karl Taylor Compton Jerome Bert Wiesner Charles Marstiller Vest Henry Smith Pritchett Susan Hockfield Paul Edward Gray Samuel Wesley Stratton L. Rafael Reif

Richard Cockburn Maclaurin
1909-1920

James Rhyne Killian
1948-1959

Ernest Fox Nichols
1921-1922

Julius Adams Stratton
1959-1966

Jerome Bert Wiesner
1971-1980

Howard Wesley Johnson
1966-1971

Karl Taylor Compton
1930-1948

Susan Hockfield
2004-2012

Charles Marstiller Vest
1990-2004

Henry Smith Pritchett
1900-1907

L. Rafael Reif
2012-

Paul Edward Gray
1980-1990

Samuel Wesley Stratton
1923-1930

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