Charles M. Vest

 

 

 

Age: 72

 

Summary: former president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 1990 to 2004 who had began the school's initiative to offer free courses online and oversaw expansions in its research fields.

 

 

Cause of Death: Pancreatic cancer

 

Born: September 9, 1941

 

Died: December 12, 2013

 

Location: Washington, D.C.