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Presidents (RIT)

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Presidents (RIT)

 

Dr. Albert J. Simone became president of Rochester Institute of Technology on September 1, 1992. He is the eighth president in the university's 175-year history. He was formerly president of the University of Hawaii System and chancellor of the University of Hawaii at Manoa for nine years. He received his B.A. in economics from Tufts University and his Ph.D. in economics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. Simone has taught at Tufts, MIT, Northeastern University, Boston College, Boston University, University of Cincinnati, and the University of Hawaii. He served as dean of the College of Business Administration at the University of Cincinnati from 1972-83.

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  • Simone, Albert (Rochester Institute of Technology, 2005-10-08)
    Good morning everyone and welcome to RIT’s Brick City Homecoming. It is wonderful to have so many parents and alumni together to join us for this magnificent weekend. We consider ourselves a family at RIT – students, ...
  • Simone, Albert (Rochester Institute of Technology, 2005-09-01)
    Good morning and welcome to the academic year 2005-2006. There are 2,749 faculty and staff at RIT, including 137 who are new this year. Will all of the new faculty and staff rise so we can give you an RIT welcome? Thank ...
  • Simone, Albert (Rochester Institute of Technology, 2006-08-31)
    Good morning and welcome to the academic year 2006-7. This year 2,803 faculty and staff will be working the magic that is RIT. There are 261 new faculty and staff. Will all the new faculty and staff rise so we can give ...
  • Simone, Albert (Rochester Institute of Technology, 2005-06-02)
    I am very pleased and privileged to have this opportunity to offer some remarks to this year’s graduating class. MCC and RIT are, and have been for a long time, close partners in higher education. Together we are a major ...
  • Simone, Albert (Rochester Institute of Technology, 2006-05-26)
    In the recent book The World Is Flat, it is pointed out that people, governments, and institutions are globally connected because of technological advances in communication, computing, and transportation. It is as if the ...