President’s News

  • December 5, 2022

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    RIT readies campus master plan that will guide future growth and development

    A comprehensive master planning process for the RIT campus that began in 2020 has resulted in a long-term, conceptual layout that will guide future growth and development across the university’s 1,300 acres over the next 25 to 50 years. The steering committee is now inviting final comments to the campus master plan during a review period that runs through Dec. 23, 2022.

  • November 29, 2022

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    President Munson, trustees tour the SHED

    Members of the RIT Board of Trustees and President Munson recently took a walking tour of the Student Hall for Exploration and Development (SHED). The $120 million complex stretches from Wallace Library to Monroe Hall and will include the Brooks H. Bower Maker Showcase, the Sklarsky Glass Box Theater, and music and dance studios. The SHED’s focus on hands-on learning extends to the 27 new classrooms—five extra-large learning spaces designed for active learning and 22 regular-sized flexible classrooms in the renovated Wallace Library. 

  • November 14, 2022

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    President Munson takes to WITR airwaves

    WITR-FM (89.7) will host RIT President David Munson at 3 p.m. Wednesday, continuing the “Ask Munson” series that is held throughout the academic year.

  • October 28, 2022

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    RIT and its Air Force ROTC detachment receive prestigious partnership award

    RIT and its Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps Detachment 538 were presented the 2021 Department of Defense ROTC and Higher Educational Institution Partnership Excellence Award this morning. The award recognizes the detachment’s success as well as RIT’s contribution to the program.

  • October 6, 2022

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    World Remanufacturing Conference returns to Rochester next week

    The RIC-RIT World Remanufacturing Conference will feature a world-class line-up of keynote speakers and panel sessions with industry practitioners, tech innovators, policy experts, and scientific researchers discussing “Remanufacturing a Sustainable Future.”

  • October 5, 2022

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    Ambassador of the Republic of Mali visits RIT

    The RIT community welcomed His Excellency Sekou Berthe, the ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the Republic of Mali to the United States of America, on Oct. 4.

  • September 19, 2022

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    WITR 'Ask Munson' show kicks off Wednesday

    WITR-FM (89.7) will host RIT President David Munson at 1 p.m. Wednesday, kicking off the “Ask Munson” series that will continue through the academic year.

  • September 14, 2022

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    RIT among ‘Most Trusted Universities’ in the nation

    RIT is among the nation’s “Most Trusted Universities” in a recent nationwide survey conducted by decision intelligence company Morning Consult, which defined trust as the belief in an institution “to do the right thing.” RIT ranks No. 37 in public trust among the top 135 doctoral research universities featured in the U.S. News & World Report's 2022 Best National University Rankings.