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COACHE is a research initiative that gathers benchmarking data on best practices for faculty recruitment and retention. In fall 2012, RIT participated the COACHE survey and we will repeat the process in 2015-2016. Visit the COACHE website to learn more, including results from the 2012 survey.



AUG04Fall 2016 Adjunct Faculty Orientation: Your Survival KitAUGUST 04 2016, 3:00pm WAL - Wallace (05), 2430/Via Lab
When: 08/04/2016 at 3:00pm - 5:00pm.

Details about the fall 2016 Adjunct Orientation will be posted during summer 2016. 

A special Adjunct Faculty Orientation will introduce adjuncts to a wealth of information that will help them quickly adjust to the RIT classroom and our student population. Special emphasis is placed on teaching deaf and hard-of-hearing students, RIT Library's resources, classroom technologies, preparing course media, and the student Information System (SIS). Open to new (and returning) RIT adjunct faculty.

Hosted by Faculty Career Development Services, The Wallace Center. 

If you need Interpreting Services, click on the link at the top, right of this form.

AUG10New Faculty Orientation 2016: Hit the Ground Running!AUGUST 10 2016, 8:30am GOS - Thomas Gosnell Hall (08), Auditorium
When: 08/10/2016 - 08/12/2016 at 8:30am - 12:00pm.

New Faculty Orientation is August 10-12, 2016. View the NFO website for more information.

NFO is focused on three key success factors for new faculty: introduction to critical information; socialization with their cohort and RIT culture; and network building within and across colleges and disciplines.

The FCDS team also coordinates orientation for RIT adjunct faculty, held in January and August of each academic year. New and returning adjunct faculty are welcome at these sessions providing critical information, resources, and where to find support at RIT. View our Adjunct Orientation materials for more information.

Faculty orientation programs are hosed by Faculty Career Development Services in The Wallace Center.


SEP20Your Cultural Surroundings: A walking tour of RIT's art and architectureSEPTEMBER 20 2016, 3:00pm WAL - Wallace (05), TBD
When: 09/20/2016 at 3:00pm - 4:30pm.

EVENT:  Your Cultural Surroundings:  A walking tour of RIT’s art and architecture

DATE/TIME: September 20, 2016, 3-4:30 pm
*Tour is 45 minutes followed by refreshments/networking hour at The Wallace Center

Join RIT Archivist Becky Simmons for a tour of RIT’s campus art and architecture.  The university has continually supported installation of significant pieces both outside and inside buildings. The tour will discuss the artists and their work, and point out key features of our award-winning mid-century campus.  The tour concludes at The Wallace Center for refreshments and networking with your colleagues.

All faculty are welcome to this event to learn more about YOUR RIT!
·         Meet at the Sentinel – walking tour (wear comfortable shoes!)
·         Rain date is September 27, 3-4:30

Hosted by Faculty Career Development Services, The Wallace Center.


OCT06Grants Exposed! MixerOCTOBER 06 2016, 3:00pm TBA, TBA
When: 10/06/2016 at 3:00pm - 4:30pm.

Grants Exposed!

Learn the outcomes of last year’s winners of grant-funded projects at this mixer AND learn what opportunities are available for YOU this academic year! Drop in for a few minutes or stay the whole time! All faculty are invited.

Details available this fall!

Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served.

If you need Interpreting Services, click on the link at the top, right of this form.