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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

  • December 3, 2021

    man in a corn field looking at a stalk.

    Growing faculty diversity

    RIT has modernized its approach to recruiting faculty members to improve representation. Assistant Professor Eli Borrego, pictured above, is an expert in the genetics and biochemistry of plant-microbe and plant-insect communication and ecology, and he was introduced to RIT through the Future Faculty Career Exploration Program.

  • December 2, 2021

    group of men walking on the campus of RIT Dubai.

    RIT Dubai hosts Sheikh Hamdan for the grand opening of new campus

    RIT Dubai held a grand opening ceremony to dedicate its state-of-the-art new campus in the Dubai Silicon Oasis on Nov. 28. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai, toured the facilities and inaugurated RIT Dubai’s new home designed for interactive learning along with RIT President David Munson, RIT Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration James Watters, and RIT Dubai President Yousef al Assaf.

  • December 1, 2021

    exterior of Golisano Computing buiding at dusk.

    From floppy disks to the cloud

    In 2001, the dot-com bubble was bursting and investors had lost confidence in internet companies. Twenty years later, data has become a new currency, and people can access just about anything from their smartphones. Throughout all these changes, GCCIS has evolved into the largest college at RIT, with more than 4,600 students this year. Since its creation 20 years ago, GCCIS has awarded more than 14,000 degrees—in a growing number of computing disciplines.

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.

President Munson meeting with staff members

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.