Forums planned this week with RIT’s 10th president
David C. Munson hosts forums Tuesday, Thursday
Two campuswide open forums will be held this week with Dr. David C. Munson, RIT’s incoming president.
The first forum will be held from 2 to 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 28, in Ingle Auditorium, Student Alumni Union. This forum will be live web streamed and also recorded and available for later viewing. The second forum will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m., Thursday, March 2, in Ingle Auditorium.
Munson, a former dean of the University of Michigan’s College of Engineering, was named RIT’s 10th president on Jan. 25. He takes office on July 1.
For more information, go to http://www.rit.edu/presidentialsearch/
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