President’s Photo Gallery

  • President David Munson gives Ritchie a high-five before New Student Convocation on Aug. 21.

  • RIT President David Munson presented an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters to 2019 keynote commencement speaker John Seely Brown, former chief scientist of Xerox Corp. and director of the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC).

  • Officials from RIT, the City of Rochester Sister Cities Committee and Waterford Institute of Technology in Ireland signed an international memorandum of understanding in May. Waterford and Rochester are sister cities.

  • RIT’s campus in Weihei, China, held its first commencement ceremony in June, celebrating 103 graduates. The event recognized the initial class of students to earn BS degrees in management information systems. 

  • RIT President David Munson answered questions on Reddit in February during an “Ask Munson Anything” session.

  • From left, FIRST Robotics President Don Bossi, Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and RIT President David Munson attend the FIRST Robotics Finger Lakes Regional competition, which took place in March at RIT’s Gordon Field House. 

  • RIT President David Munson and his wife, Nancy, helped welcome guests in October to RIT’s newest building on campus—the 52,000-square-foot MAGIC Spell Studios.

  • The Munsons invited RIT students to a “Fireside Chat” in February.

  • Tyler Schrodt ’13 (finance and international business), ’15 (MBA), founder of the Electronic Gaming Federation, spoke about the world of esports and presented RIT President David Munson with a jersey.

  • President Munson and his wife, Nancy, survey the exhibit set up by the RIT Theme Park Enthusiasts club at the 2018 Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival

  • Dr. Munson’s first Commencement ceremony as RIT president where keynote speaker Tom Wheeler, former director of the FCC, received an honorary doctoral degree from RIT Provost Jeremy Haefner and Christine Whitman, chair of RIT’s Board of Trustees. 

  • Dr. Munson cheers on the more than 35 high school teams participating in the 2018 Finger Lakes Regional FIRST Robotics competition

  • RIT President David Munson created a paperweight with some help from glass students as part of a fundraiser in early March.

  • RIT President David Munson and President Emeritus Bill Destler announce alumnus Austin McChord’s $50 million gift to RIT.

  • Dr. Munson and his wife, Nancy, have a weekly American Sign Language lesson from Jeanne Behm, the coordinator of the RIT ASL and Deaf Studies Community Center.

  • RIT President David Munson poses with past Student Government presidents Andrea Shaver and Greg Pollock and current president Farid Barquet at the Presidents’ Alumni Ball on Oct. 13.

  • E. Philip Saunders was the recipient of RIT’s 2017 Volunteer of the Year award at the Presidents’ Alumni Ball on Oct. 13.

  • RIT students celebrated the inauguration of David Munson with a picnic Sept. 27. Along with the student picnic, inaugural events for RIT’s 10th president included an alumni symposium and campus walking tours for visitors.

  • Former RIT presidents M. Richard Rose (1979-1992), left; Albert Simone (1992-2007), second from right; and William Destler (2007-2017), far right; joined David Munson during his inauguration as RIT’s 10th president.

  • RIT must continue to evolve to help solve the challenges facing society now and in the future, David Munson told hundreds gathered Sept. 28 to witness his inauguration as the university’s 10th president.