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Addressing Faculty and Staff Satisfaction

December 15, 2014

“Personal satisfaction is the most important ingredient of success.”

-Denis Waitley

 

Here are some updates on our progress on certain projects. Many of these are in support of our work in addressing faculty and staff satisfaction.

Isabella - a 2025 RIT graduate

November 26, 2014

Even though the future seems far away, it is actually beginning right now.

-Mattie Stepanek

 

The most wonderful time of the year: PLIG Call for Proposals

November 7, 2014

It’s that time of year again and the Provost’s Learning Innovation Grants (PLIG) cycle has begun. If you’re considering applying for PLIG funding, the focus areas for this year have shifted a bit, and there’s a new funding opportunity for projects related to the use of learning analytics to improve student achievement and study the effectiveness of new pedagogies and academic technologies.

The 2014 Malmӧ RIT Symposium

October 31, 2014

“Malmö is also undergoing a transition from being an industrial city to a city of knowledge. Older industries have been replaced by investments in new technology and training programmes of high calibre. Malmö University, which opened in 1998, is Sweden's latest venture in the field of higher education, accommodating some 25, 000 students.”

-City of Malmӧ website

 

ILI Shows Progress, Begins Search for Permanent Director

October 10, 2014

 “Our future growth relies on competitiveness and innovation, skills and productivity... and these in turn rely on the education of our people.”

-Julia Gillard

 

Dean Evaluation Committees: Raising the bar

September 30, 2014

 “Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” -William Arthur Ward

 

What Lies Ahead

September 24, 2014

autumn“Go back?" he thought. "No good at all! Go sideways? Impossible! Go forward? Only thing to do! On we go!" So up he got, and trotted along with his little sword held in front of him and one hand feeling the wall, and his heart all of a patter and a pitter.”

― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit

 

Hope and the Art of Teaching

September 5, 2014

"The difficult I'll do right now

The impossible will take a little while."

 — Billie Holiday from “Crazy He Calls Me”

 

 “Hope is not prognostication. It is an orientation of the spirit, an orientation of the heart.”

-- Vaclav Havel, The Impossible Will Take a Little While

 

Did You Know? RIT’s “Hear From Our Students” Videos Have Won 14 Telly Awards Since 2011!

July 14, 2014

“Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain.”

-The Wizard of Oz

 

As anyone who has worked with them already knows, the RIT Production Services staff are truly an exceptional resource on campus. Always busy behind the scenes of our events and projects, Production Services creates compelling web, audio, video, graphic and online content to share the stories of RIT and our students with the world each and every day.

Diversity trumps agility

May 21, 2014

“Diversity in the world is a basic characteristic of human society, and also the key condition for a lively and dynamic world as we see today.”

-Hu Jintao

 

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