Posts Tagged ‘Rosanne Somerson’

Inauguration 2015 celebration

Dear faculty, ​​ As we look forward to the the upcoming inauguration of Rosanne Somerson as RISD’s 17th President, we invite you to participate in all aspects of the event, including the academic processional and installation ceremony on October 9, 2015 at Roger Williams National Memorial Providence, RI. Inauguration offers a special opportunity for people to come together to celebrate […]

Interim Provost Appointed

Dear RISD Community, Transitions are moments to reflect on what we have accomplished, to consider our strengths as an institution and community, and to welcome new opportunities. It is in this spirit that I am pleased to announce the appointment of Pradeep Sharma as interim Provost. I am confident in Pradeep’s leadership, and know that […]

Somerson Lecture at IYRS

On November 1, 2013, Rosanne Somerson (Provost) joins the International Yacht Restoration School’s (IYRS) annual fall lecture series featuring four highly regarded New England makers working in very different fields. The collective series celebrates the diversity of great craft and the passion, technique and thinking behind it. Great craftsmanship comes in many arts and forms. […]

“The Art of Critical Making” Published

RISD’s culture of critical making forms the focus of a new book being released this month by Wiley, a publisher of educational, business and professional development books, among others in its large family of brands and imprints. Called The Art of Critical Making: Rhode Island School of Design on Creative Practice, the attractive 272-page hardcover […]

Provost candidates campus events

Three candidates for the RISD Provost position will be here next week for interviews, conversations, and meetings with campus groups.  Candidates’ brief bios and C.V.s are posted on the Provost Search site: Please remember that each Provost candidate will participate in a public forum from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. in the Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center.  All […]

Rosanne Somerson's Convocation 2011 address

You have arrived at a very special place. Part of what makes this place so special is your arrival. You bring so much with you—your ambition, your talent, your energy, your ideas. You have, after all been selected to be here. But what is most exciting is that when you leave, you will be someone […]