Filemaker pro: John L. Mack, Associate Director of Admissions

John L. Mack
Photo: Calvin Campbell/MIT News Office. Courtesy MIT Museum

John L. Mack at work, 1970s.

John L. Mack ’74 was among the first black Admissions Associate Directors to spearhead the increase of under-represented students at MIT. By bringing automation techniques and target-marketing techniques to the admissions process, he was able to increase enrollment of minorities and applications from all students.

Timeline: 1970s
School: School of Architecture and Planning
Department: Urban Studies and Planning
Career: Education
Object: Image
Collection: Administrators, Data, Integration and Differentiation 1969-1994, Recruitment, Students