Topic: Epstein

Letter: What’s the University’s moral litmus test for accepting donations?

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Letter: What’s the University’s moral litmus test for accepting donations?

September 17, 2019 2 comments

The University’s decision to place Director of Development for Computer and Data Science Initiatives Peter Cohen on academic leave in the wake of reports that he helped conceal Jeffrey Epstein’s donations to Massachusetts Institute of Technology raises a broader issue.

MIT administration authorized donations from Epstein

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MIT administration authorized donations from Epstein

September 13, 2019 1 comment

Peter Cohen wrote in a statement to The Herald that the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s central administration had complete knowledge of and authorized policies that allowed the Media Lab to receive financial donations from the late financier Jeffrey Epstein.

University administrator with ties to Jeffrey Epstein placed on leave

University News

University administrator with ties to Jeffrey Epstein placed on leave

September 9, 2019 0 comments

The University has placed Director of Development for Computer and Data Science Initiatives Peter Cohen on administrative leave following reports that he helped secure money from Jeffrey Epstein