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

  • January 28, 2020

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    Faculty member wins award at film festival

    Elisabetta D'Amanda, principal lecturer of Italian in the College of Liberal Arts's Modern Languages and Cultures Department, had her 2008 film, "As Good As Bread," given an Award of Exceptional Merit in the Depth of Focus International Film Festival in January.

  • January 27, 2020

    'professor talking with students in 1977.'

    Dane Gordon, beloved RIT historian and educator, dies at age 94

    Dane Gordon, beloved professor emeritus, Presbyterian minister and author of two books on the history of RIT, died Jan. 22 after a brief illness. Professor Gordon, who retired from RIT in 2000, was 94. In his 38 years at RIT, he served as a professor of philosophy, department chair and acting dean of the College of Liberal Arts.

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.