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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.



MAY17Toward a Diverse STEM FacultyMAY 17 2016, 12:15pm CPC - Campus Center (03), 2610 (Bamboo Room)
When: 05/17/2016 at 12:15pm - 2:00pm.

This talk will present an overview of literature on best practices to promote diversity among the STEM faculty.  It will focus particularly on studies that quantify the cognitive shortcuts that we all make with respect to gender, and with respect to other aspects of diversity, as well as the impact that these have on the climate for and success of faculty underrepresented in STEM fields, including women.  Finally, it will discuss practices for recruiting and especially for retaining/mentoring faculty. 

For questions contact Kara Maki, 475-2541 or Kathy Stefanik 475-7843.

Lunch will be provided 12:15 – 1:00pm, Speaker 1:00-2:00pm.

Interpreting Services need to be requested by attendee.



This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1209115. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.




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 TBA, TBA
When: 08/10/2016 - 08/12/2016 at 8:30am - 12:00pm.

New Faculty Orientation will be held August 10-12, 2016

Details will be available in early summer!  

NFO is hosted by Faculty Career Development Services.