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Welcome Back!

August 23, 2016

Note: This message was sent to all RIT faculty and staff August 23, 2016.

Welcome to Spring Semester 2016

January 27, 2016

Welcome back!

To our students, faculty and staff, I welcome all of you to the start of spring semester 2016. It seems out of sorts to say spring in January but on the other hand, El Niño has certainly made Rochester more spring-like than winter-like over the past few months. 

25 things to consider before tenure review

September 25, 2015

new faculty

 

A few weeks ago, I had an opportunity to speak to the new tenure-track faculty at the new faculty orientation and I chose to give to them a list of 25 things for them to consider by the time they come up for tenure. The idea was not to undergird the usual suspects (“write lots of papers", "get good teaching evaluations", "serve on committees”) but rather think of what we will be looking for in 6 years from now.

 

Dean Evaluation Committees: Raising the bar

September 30, 2014

 “Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” -William Arthur Ward