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Company Overview of Rochester Institute of Technology

Company Overview

Rochester Institute of Technology is an educational institution that offers undergraduate and graduate courses in science, technology, imaging arts, liberal arts, and information sciences. The institute has eight colleges: Applied Science and Technology, Business, Computing and Information Sciences, Engineering, Imaging Arts and Sciences, Liberal Arts, Science, and National Technical Institute for the Deaf. Rochester Institute of Technology was founded in 1829 and is based in Rochester, New York. It has endowment assets worth $613.6 million.

1 Lomb Memorial Drive

Rochester, NY 14623-5603

United States

Founded in 1829





Key Executives for Rochester Institute of Technology

Age: 70
President of RIT Dubai and Director of RIT Dubai
Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost
Senior Vice President of Financial Administration and Director of RIT Dubai
Chief Diversity Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Rochester Institute of Technology Key Developments

Rochester Institute of Technology Appoints Robert W. August and Ronald S. Ricotta to its Board of Trustees

Rochester Institute of Technology has appointed two new members to its Board of Trustees. The new trustees are Robert W. August and Ronald S. Ricotta., each of whom are business leaders from diverse industries, were announced during the RIT board meeting held on May 5. August is an experienced executive in the car care industry and currently serves as managing partner of Laser Wash Group LLC. Ricotta, who served on the President's Roundtable, is president, CEO and co-owner of Century Mold Co. Inc.

Rochester Institute of Technology Announces Retirement of William W. Destler as President

William W. Destler, Rochester Institute of Technology's ninth president, announced that he will retire at the end of the 2016-2017 academic year. Destler's career in higher education has spanned more than 40 years, with his last decade serving as RIT's leader.

Rochester Institute of Technology Appoints Keith Jenkins as Interim Vice President and Associate Provost for Diversity and Inclusion, with effect from June 1, 2016

Rochester Institute of Technology announced that Keith Jenkins, director of Undergraduate Programs in the College of Liberal Arts at Rochester Institute of Technology, has been appointed interim vice president and associate provost for Diversity and Inclusion at the university. The associate professor of communication will take on the new role beginning June 1, 2016.

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