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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

  • November 8, 2019

    'American soldier stands on roadside with mountains in background.'

    Q&A: Computing security lecturer and Army Reservist Justin Pelletier

    RIT computing security lecturer Justin Pelletier is back to his regular office hours this semester, after taking part in a six-month-long military tour in Afghanistan earlier this year. As an Army Reserve counterintelligence officer, Pelletier traveled across Afghanistan and was based in the special operations headquarters, helping to assess and counter foreign threats.

  • November 8, 2019

    'logo for ELM Enhanced Lifestyles for metabolic syndrome'

    RIT conducts clinical trial on metabolic syndrome

    RIT is seeking individuals diagnosed with metabolic syndrome to participate in a national clinical trial. The study will evaluate a wellness program designed to reverse conditions leading to heart disease, Type 2 diabetes and stroke.

  • November 8, 2019

    'Simulation of an accretion disk surrounding a supermassive black hole.'

    New study suggests ‘Pac-Man-like’ mergers could explain massive, spinning black holes

    Scientists have reported detecting gravitational waves from 10 black hole mergers to date, but they are still trying to explain the origins of those mergers. The largest merger detected so far seems to have defied previous models because it has a higher spin and mass than the range thought possible. A group of researchers, including RIT Assistant Professor Richard O’Shaughnessy, has created simulations that could explain how the merger happened.

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.