There are a number of common questions that come up regarding RIT Staff Council. In an effort to summarize these questions in a single resource, we have come up with a set of Staff Council FAQ's. You may click on a specific question in the list below to jump to an answer, or feel free to simply read though.
Continuing a new tradition established in 2012, the seventeenth annual Staff Recognition Awards will be presented along with the Isaac L. Jordan, Sr. Staff Pluralism Award during the Presidential Awards for Outstanding Staff ceremony.
As you are aware, in a memo dated October 30, 2012, President Destler charged the individual governance groups with reviewing and providing feedback related to the reports of the Cost Containment and Productivity teams. In an effort to provide thorough feedback to the President, Staff Council reached out to staff on campus in several ways, which included:
By now you have no doubt heard about the Cost Containment reports focused on procurement activities, information technology infrastructure, revenue generation and cost cutting, and employee benefits. The complete reports from these committees, as well as President Destler’s cover letter, are available at http://www.rit.edu/president/productivity.html (DCE login required).
New this year, the sixteenth annual Staff Recognition Awards has been combined with the Isaac L. Jordan, Sr. Staff Pluralism Award ceremony to together make the Presidential Awards for Outstanding Staff.
Okay, I have to be honest - I don’t know! Sorry to get your hopes up, but we are all going to have to wait until the Fifteenth Annual Staff Recognition Awards Ceremony on October 5th to find out. In the meantime, our Staff Recognition Awards Display has been repopulated with a bunch of nameless silhouettes as a teaser to help build anticipation leading up to the big day.
Staff Council is an advisory body to the President, or his/her representative, on issues and decisions which impact Rochester Institute of Technology. Our members solicit feedback from their colleagues to inform the staff perspective that we bring forward on University issues. Additionally, Staff Council initiates policy proposals and revisions, and raises issues for University consideration.
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