The Rev. Thea Keith-Lucas served as MIT’s Episcopal chaplain from 2013 to 2020, and was recently promoted to chaplain to the institute and associate dean of the Office of Religious, Spiritual, and Ethical Life, roles that she had been filling on an interim basis since September 2020.
On Sept. 13 Keith-Lucas will be installed in an official ceremony to take place at 4 p.m. in the MIT Chapel (Building W15), with remarks from President L. Rafael Reif, Chancellor Melissa Nobles, and Vice Chancellor and Dean for Student Life Suzy Nelson. A reception will follow at 5 p.m. in the Kresge Oval. In this interview, she speaks on her priorities as chaplain to the Institute and on the joys of being a part of the MIT community.