Online Learning and the
Future of Residential Education

A Summit hosted by
MIT and Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts
March 3 and 4, 2013


On March 3 and 4, 2013, MIT and Harvard University hosted Online Learning and the Future of Residential Education, a Summit at which academic and institutional leaders convened to exchange ideas about the future of higher education at the intersection of on-campus and online learning.

The Summit program comprised a broad mix of speakers and panelists, and provided ample opportunities for thoughtful engagement through multiple interactive, working sessions. The aim was to share knowledge and perspectives across institutions, to stimulate our thinking about the future, and to shed light on the emerging opportunities and challenges facing our colleges and universities during this time of tremendous potential for transformation.

Participants left the Summit having learned about:

Participants also gained:

We would like to acknowledge all contributors — the joint MIT and Harvard Summit programming committee, speakers, staff, and attendees — for having made possible these four highly productive and stimulating sessions. Thank you.

MIT–Harvard Program Committee