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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 30, 2022

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    RIT researchers explore how to improve emergency management for the Deaf community

    Essential emergency services play a key role in saving lives when snowstorms blanket the Northeast or a wildfire erupts out West. However, many communities are still being left out and face communication barriers during emergencies. At NTID, a team of researchers is studying how to identify and bridge gaps in emergency management resources and services for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing community.

  • November 28, 2022

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    Alumna uses film to teach diversity

    Tina Cannaday Chapman DaCosta ’04 MS, ’14 MFA is using her parents’ life stories to teach important lessons about diversity, equity, and inclusion. In fall 2022, the director of RIT’s Diversity Theater program released Dear Eleanor, her second short film based on her parents’ lives.

  • November 24, 2022

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    Is digital privacy overrated? 

    Essay written by Evan Selinger, professor of philosophy, published by The Boston Globe. (This content may require a subscription to view.)

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.