Faculty and Staff

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Here faculty and staff will find personalized information based on their college or division as well as a collection of helpful links related to Message Center, human resources, policies and procedures, professional development, and more.

Latest News

  • June 2, 2020

    screengrab from opening to video game The Peresmeshnik: an interactive fiction by Sean Arnold.

    Pandemic inspires student to create interactive narrative game about isolation

    In a new game created by a RIT student, players must navigate paranoia and loneliness in order to make it off an isolated ship alive. Sean Arnold ’20 (game design and development) was inspired by his experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic to create an interactive narrative game called The Peresmeshnik.

  • June 2, 2020

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    Telehealth connects homeless with therapists training at RIT

    Residents of a homeless shelter in Rochester are continuing to receive therapy during the coronavirus pandemic from a team of therapists in a clinical internship program at RIT. The doctoral training program began as an exercise in using telepsychology to deliver care to a marginalized and underserved population. When New York shut down in March to stem the spreading virus, the therapists were already prepared to apply the telehealth protocols in the crisis.

Employee Holiday Schedule

The university offers paid time off for seven holidays, as well as the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day.

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Faculty Scholarship

Our faculty and students engage in research, pedagogical undertakings, and scholarly activities that break down boundaries inside and outside the university. This work, which varies from making our university and our communities more sustainable to understanding the very fabric of our universe, engages students in ways that prepare them for our ever-changing world.

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Advisory Groups

The concept of shared governance is vital to decisions made at the university, and its practice is integral to RIT’s success. Each governance group is empowered to bring forth issues of importance to the university for deliberation, such as policy proposals, plans for new initiatives, and operational concerns.

University Awards

Faculty and staff are the foundation of RIT’s success, and we are committed to recognizing teaching excellence, scholarly contributions, outstanding support of students, and contributions to enhance diversity, as well as service to the local community.

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RIT Retirees

We continue to value retirees as members of our community. Stay connected through a variety of programs, events, and exclusive benefits.