Updates from & for Faculty

RISD|CE Goes West(erly)

RISD|CE Offers Courses in Westerly Students in southern Rhode Island and eastern Connecticut can now take advantage of RISD Continuing Education courses offered at the Westerly Education Center. The Center, completed in January 2017 and located near the rail station in downtown Westerly, is designed to bring together higher education, business, industry and community partners […]

CfP: Infymakers Awards

Infosys Foundation USA has launched its second year of the Infy Maker Awards competition to provide $10,000 to adult Makers who are working on social impact projects and tackling important challenges. This year’s themes are education, health, environmental sustainability and combating hunger. The deadline for applying is Feb. 28, 2017. Applying for an Infy Maker […]

Kitchen at ShiftxDesign Conference 2017

Shona Kitchen (Assistant Professor, Digital + Media) is an invited panelist at ShiftxDesign, an annual conference that brings together creative thinkers, design luminaries, experts from a variety of backgrounds, and students to engage in and reinterpret the design process. This year the conference will be held on the 19th February. The theme of Shift in […]

NASAD and NEASC Commission Reports

A year after we submitted our institutional study, we are finally concluding RISD’s comprehensive 10-year reaccreditation.  In November, we received the NASAD Commission Action Report and last week we received the NEASC Commission Report. RISD will continue in accreditation for the next 10 years and is due to submit its 5th year report to NEASC […]

HERI Survey of RISD Faculty

RISD is participating in a national survey of college faculty that will provide important information about faculty satisfaction, goals, and experiences. Administered through the Higher Education Research Institute (HERI) at UCLA every three years, it is RISD’s first time to be part of this study. Your participation is even more critical as we are engaged […]

Conference: Moving Us Forward: Equity Through Community Engagement 02/24/17

Eastern Region Campus Compact (ERCC) Moving us Forward Conference Mission: Campus Compact believes that higher education is instrumental to creating just, inclusive, sustainable democracy.  In support of that vision, the Eastern Region Campus Compact (ERCC) Conference is a convening of campus executives, scholars, practitioners, students, and community partners, committed to enhancing our democratic society through […]

Cavicchi Appointed Associate Provost Research|Global|Practice

Provost Sharma is pleased to announce that Daniel Cavicchi (Dean, Liberal Arts) will be appointed as the new Associate Provost of Research|Global|Practice. He will take up his new position on 1st July 2017 and will take on oversight of the following areas: Research Partnered Projects and Executive Education – led by Daniel Hewett. Lizzi Ross, […]

New Website for Academic Advising at RISD

Academic Affairs would like to inform faculty members of the new website for Academic Advising at RISD This site was developed collaboratively by the most recent Division-Based Advising Coordinators (Robert Brinkerhoff, Peter Dean, Ken Horii, and Susan Ward) and Academic Affairs (with special thanks to Amy Horschak). It’s designed as an at-a-glance resource to reach RISD […]

CfP: AICAD ‘Student Success’

The AICAD Student Success Planning Committee is actively seeking proposals focusing on the concept of Student Success as it is developed and achieved throughout the pipeline of student engagement (from admissions to alumni status) at AICAD member institutions. As such, we would like to extend this invitation for proposals to AICAD members working in roles […]