Mission, Vision, Values


The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at RIT is a member-led organization that offers a wide range of academic, cultural and social programs, and activities to enrich and inspire adult learners over age 50.


To be a leader in creating academically-oriented learning opportunities for adults over 50 in an intellectually vital environment.


  • We encourage educational and enrichment opportunities for individuals throughout their lifespan
  • We strive for quality and excellence in our programs and activities
  • We respect diversity and individual differences in thought and expression