• Alumnus gives RIT $50 million to foster entrepreneurship and cybersecurity

    Alumnus gives RIT $50 million to foster entrepreneurship and cybersecurity

    Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 6:15pm

    A 2009 alumnus has given Rochester Institute of Technology $50 million, the largest donation ever made to the university and one of the largest ever in the region. The unprecedented gift comes from Austin McChord, founder and CEO of Datto, a Connecticut-based data protection company with engineering and support offices in downtown…
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  • Creating critical thinkers

    Creating critical thinkers

    Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 8:06pm

    Learning about RIT and its rich history allowed me to be both reflective and forward-thinking during my recent inaugural remarks. Let me share with you some of those thoughts. The path to major success in business and industry now relies more than ever on creativity and innovation. This is a product of…
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  • State of the University - 2017

    State of the University - 2017

    Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 2:00pm

    RIT President David Munson addressed the crowd at Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend for the annual State of the University address. The full text of his speech is below. Good morning everyone and welcome to RIT's Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend. It is wonderful to have so many parents, family…
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  • President Munson to field questions on WITR radio show

    President Munson to field questions on WITR radio show

    Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 2:36pm

    WITR-FM (89.7) presents the first Ask Munson, featuring RIT's president taking listener questions live at noon Wednesday. Call 585-475-2271, email witrdj@rit.edu, tweet @WITR897 using #askmunson or stop by the WITR studio in the SAU. This is the first in a quarterly series of live radio shows. You can also follow President Munson…
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  • Top RIT News stories and videos for September 2017

    Top RIT News stories and videos for September 2017

    Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 8:00pm

    News and a video about RIT's U.S. News & World Report ranking among the top 100 universities in the nation was the most viewed last month. Check out all of September's top stories and videos. Top News Stories 1. RIT now among the top 100 universities in the nation 2. Organizers prepare for lucky…
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  • Creativity and innovation on display at inauguration of RIT President Munson

    Creativity and innovation on display at inauguration of RIT President Munson

    Friday, September 29, 2017 - 3:18pm

    While RIT President David Munson called upon RIT to "double down" on creativity and innovation during his inaugural remarks Sept. 28, the university was doing just that during a two-day celebration that showcased technology, the arts and design in every corner of the university. Two days of inaugural events for RIT's 10th…
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