Topic: MIT Media Lab

University fundraising director Peter Cohen resigns

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University fundraising director Peter Cohen resigns

January 21, 2020 0 comments

Peter Cohen, a University fundraising director who was put on leave for his involvement in accepting donations from convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab, resigned from his position at the University today.

University fundraising director responds to MIT investigative findings surrounding Epstein donations

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University fundraising director responds to MIT investigative findings surrounding Epstein donations

January 13, 2020 0 comments

A University staff member put on administrative leave for anonymously accepting donations from convicted felon and late financier Jeffrey Epstein while working at The Massachusetts Institute of Technology did not violate institution their institutional policies, according to an MIT-commissioned report released Friday.

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.