Posts Tagged ‘Faculty’

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 […]

Writing Center Welcomes Jim Zvi, Assistant Director ELL

The Writing Center is delighted to introduce Jim Zvi, RISD’s new Assistant Director of English Language Learning (ELL). Jim will work as an educator and advocate for RISD’s ELL students and in partnership with faculty to enrich their academic experience. Jim comes to us from Hong Kong Polytech, where he has been teaching ELL students […]

Faculty Lunch Forum: Supporting International Students, 02/22/16

Faculty Lunch Forum: Supporting International Students Monday, February 22nd 2016, 11:30am to 1:00pm in the Tap Room. Panel Discussion with Lunch. Panelists: Paolo Cardini (ID), Patricia Barbeito (LAS), Gwen Farrelly (GPP), Jen Liese (Writing Center), Kate Sacco (OISS) Facilitated by: Tracie Costantino Click here to RSVP

‘Jesse Burke: Wild & Precious’ opens at RISD Museum

“Jesse Burke: Wild & Precious” opens at the RISD Museum on Thursday evening, January 21, 2016. The exhibition is on view through September 25. Encompassing landscape, portraiture and still-life photography, “Wild & Precious” presents photographs Jesse Burke (RISD MFA 2005, Photography; Critic, Photography) made over the past five years while traveling across the United States and […]

Beaman awarded Graham Foundation Grant

The Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts announces its 2014 Grants to Individuals, which will award over $520,000 to 68 projects that demonstrate innovative and thought-provoking ideas in architecture. Micheal Leighton Beaman (Critic, Interior Architecture) and Zaneta Hong (lecturer in Landscape at Harvard University) were awarded a grant for their research/exhibition: The […]

Smith and Leidtke RISCA recipients

The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts has announced the recipients of its first 2014 round of grants. Steven Smith (Associate Professor, Photography) received a Fellowship in Photography to pursue his own work. Amy Leidtke (Critic, Industrial Design and Foundation Studies)  received a grant to collaborate with art teacher, Janine Lee, on a participatory design project, Kaleidoscopic Creation, […]

David Warner passes

It is with great sadness that Academic Affairs informs the RISD community that Professor David Warner (History, Philosophy and Social Sciences) died on the evening of May 8, 2013 due to complications from recent heart surgery.  David was born on June 19, 1952. David is survived by his wife Christine and daughters Merissa and Destinee. David Warner […]