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RIT’s provost serves as the chief academic officer and oversees the nine academic colleges, four international campuses, as well as other degree-granting units and academic support services.

In addition to academic planning and curriculum development, the provost champions continued excellence in student-centered learning, teaching, research, and scholarship.

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Global Campus Locations

In addition to Rochester, N.Y., RIT has campuses in China, Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo.

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Outcome Rate

For each of the past three years, 95 percent of RIT graduates enter either the workforce or graduate study within six months of graduation

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RIT in Top 50 for Best Value Schools

RIT is among the top 50 “best value schools,” according to U.S. News & World Report 2020 rankings.

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Countries

Students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries attend RIT.

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Celebration of Teaching and Scholarship

Students at Award Ceremony

Outstanding Undergraduate Scholar Awards

Academic Affairs News

  • September 24, 2021

    historic photo of women in a cooking lab.

    Registration open for worldwide Mechanics Institute virtual conference

    Registration is open for Mechanics’ Institutes Worldwide 2021, a free virtual conference on Oct. 15 honoring the 200th anniversary of the founding of the first Mechanics Institute in Edinburgh, Scotland. RIT's Corinna Schlombs and Liz Call will virtually join experts from around the world as they share knowledge on the start of the Mechanics’ Institute movement in the 19th century and what the movement represents today.

  • September 21, 2021

    person wearing a cochlear implant using sign language to talk to a recruiter.

    RIT earns three accessibility awards from software giant Microsoft

    RIT has risen to new heights when it comes to improving upon and providing cutting-edge accessibility solutions by being named a Microsoft Accessible University as part of its latest initiative. RIT is one of only six universities in the United States to receive the designation.

  • September 14, 2021

    Russell and Melissa Bessette.

    RIT announces patents donation, creation of Dr. Russell and Melissa Bessette Award for Doctoral Student Excellence

    Dr. Russell W. Bessette and his wife, Melissa, joined RIT officials and other dignitaries to announce a donation of two patents and the creation of the Dr. Russell and Melissa Bessette Award for Doctoral Student Excellence, a $3.05 million bequest from which funding will be awarded annually as part of recruitment or at any point during a doctoral student’s enrollment at RIT.

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