Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf has named Marvin “Tim” Albert of Columbus, Ohio, as director of the college’s Student Life Team.
Albert has more than 11 years of experience in the K-12 education field as a peer/school counselor, supervisor, student life coordinator and dean of students. He earned a diploma in applied computer technology and an Associate in Applied Science degree in imaging technology from RIT/NTID, and went on to earn both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in social work from Gallaudet University.
As president of National Black Deaf Advocates and board member of the Conference of Educational Administrators of Schools and Programs for the Deaf, Albert worked to make improvements to educational programs and schools for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.
“I’m pleased to welcome Tim back to the RIT/NTID community,” said Gerry Buckley, NTID president and RIT vice president and dean. “His national leadership experience along with his love for the college and our students will usher in a time of renewed vitality to the Student Life Team.”
In his role as Student Life Team director, Albert will supervise and oversee co-curricular events including clubs and Greek life for RIT/NTID’s 1,200 deaf and hard-of-hearing students.