Staff Council is an advisory body to the administration on issues and decisions which impact the university. Representatives communicate to staff and act as a conduit providing their feedback and insights on university issues. Staff Council initiates policy proposals/revisions, and raises issues for university consideration. Read More »
Next Staff Council Meeting
Thursday, September 21, 2017
2 – 4 pm
1829 Room, SAU
7 hours ago
Presidential inaugurations on a university campus are always exciting-and we are looking forward to the official ceremony to welcome our "Top Tiger" Rochester Institute of Technology one week from today! We hope that you will join us for the inauguration of RIT's 10th President, Dr. David C. Munson Jr. in the Gordon Field House at 3PM! https://rit.edu/president/inauguration/…
Yesterday at 11:16am
Please plan to join us this Thursday from 2:00-4:00 PM in the 1829 Room in the SAU for our bi-weekly meeting. Dr. Haefner will be attending the meeting to present on the proposal for a change to the 2018 class meeting patterns. As a reminder, ALL staff are welcome to attend meetings.
Pedestrian safety task force
President Destler formed the Pedestrian Safety Task Force as a result of Staff Council constituent concerns regarding use of bikes and longboards on the Quarter Mile.
Accelerated implementation of smoking policy
Staff Council worked with other governance groups including Academic Senate and Student Government to eliminate the 3-year waiting period for implementation proposed in the revised version of C 16.0 Tobacco-Restricted University Policy.
Eric Pope, director of fraternity and sorority life, was selected to receive Alpha Sigma Alpha's Outstanding Fraternity & Sorority Advisor Award for his service to the fraternal community at RIT.
David Edborg, patrol major for Public Safety, deadlifted 479.8 pounds at the World Association of Benchers and Deadlifters' U.S. National Championship, breaking his previous New York state record.
Maria Richart, associate director for International Outreach, Career Services Coordinator, and the Global Experience team won the "Innovative New Program: Intern Abroad" award at the 20th Annual GoAbroad Innovation Award ceremony.
Stephanie Thompson, senior data scientist, and Richard Dirmyer, assistant vice president of Institutional Research, Assessment, and Strategy at NTID, were invited panelists and paper presenters for SAS Global Forum 2017 in Orlando, Fla.