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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

  • October 19, 2020

    graphic of calendar of the month of January with the 25th circled.

    RIT spring semester will begin Jan. 25

    RIT classes for spring semester will begin Jan. 25. The semester will also include three “recharge” days and one reading day prior to final exams. The last day of classes for spring semester will be Wednesday, May 5, with final exams running May 7-13. Commencement is scheduled for May 14-15.

  • October 14, 2020

    Mona Harrington, executive directos, U.S. Election Assistance Commission.

    RIT alumna leads U.S. Election Assistance Commission during unique election

    Mona Harrington ’08 MS (professional studies) was appointed executive director of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) in June 2020. As leader of the EAC, Harrington has revamped the agency and spearheaded a series of initiatives to ensure COVID-19 and cybersecurity challenges don’t harm the election process.

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