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    • Building on success 

      Simone, Albert (2002-09-04)
      Good morning and welcome back to those of you who became part of the RIT family prior to this academic year. Good morning and welcome to those of you who are beginning or continuing your careers at RIT. All of you – both ...
    • Continuing achievment and challenging opportunity 

      Simone, Albert (2003-09-04)
      Good Morning and welcome to the academic year 2003-2004. This year, approximately 2800 faculty and staff will carry our university forward. New faculty and staff number approximately 100. Will all the new faculty and ...
    • Convocation remarks: 2001 

      Simone, Albert (2001-05-25)
      Graduates: You soon will be facing the challenge and responsibility of leadership. You will face the challenge and responsibility every day, and increasingly over time. You will face them at home, at work, and in the community.
    • Convocation Remarks: 2002 

      Simone, Albert (2002-05-24)
      This evening 3,600 students distributed over 250 degree programs will graduate. Seventy-five percent of you are undergraduate students and 25% are graduate students. Sixtyfive percent are men and 35% are women. You ...
    • Convocation Remarks: 2003 

      Simone, Albert (2003-05-23)
      This evening I am going to talk about “An Inclusive America”. Over many decades this has been a sensitive subject. Today it is no less so. Over the years, inclusiveness in America has been an important issue. Today it ...
    • Convocation Remarks: 2004 

      Simone, Albert (2004-05-21)
      For the past year, the RIT community – faculty, staff, and students working together – have been developing the Strategic Plan which will carry RIT over the next ten years. Five Task Forces, composed of 340 faculty, staff, ...
    • Convocation Remarks: 2005 

      Simone, Albert (2005-05-20)
      Graduates: I’d like to talk with you about the career success that awaits you. More importantly, I would like to talk to you about the success over a full life that is beckoning.
    • Finishing one book and starting another 

      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 ...
    • Grade inflation 

      Simone, Albert (Rochester Institute of Technology, 2005-11)
      Recently, a lot of discussion across academia has centered on the phenomenon of “Grade Inflation”. It was first brought to the fore by the President of Harvard University a couple of years ago when he assumed office. ...
    • Is affirmative action in university admissions legal, effective, and just? 

      Simone, Albert (2003 05)
      Since 1978, the “Law of the land” has been the decision handed down by Justice Lewis F. Powell, Jr., in Regents of the University of California vs. Bakke. In a 5 to 4 vote, Justice Powell ruled that while quotas are illegal, ...
    • The key to success 

      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 ...
    • Meeting the global challenge through diversity 

      Simone, Albert (Rochester Institute of Technology, 2006-02-07)
      In what follows, we shall describe some of the key challenges facing the United States at this time. We shall cite some general macro economic statistics which describe the U.S. economy over time and in relationship to ...
    • Middle of the fifth inning 

      Simone, Albert (2000-09-05)
      Good morning and welcome. As an institution of higher learning, we are a special community – students, faculty, staff, administration, and trustees – all working together for a common goal. That goal is the education and ...
    • RIT Strategic Plan 2005-2015 

      Simone, Albert (2004-02-03)
      This primer is a story about an exciting journey. It starts in the year 2005 at Rochester Institute of Technology.
    • RIT: A Unique institution within the family of universities 

      Simone, Albert (2001-09-05)
      Good morning and, for most of you, welcome back. For new faculty and staff, for the first time welcome to what I know you will find to be an exciting, challenging, and fulfilling next step on your career paths. I believe ...
    • Shaping RIT's destiny 

      Simone, Albert (2003-05-20)
      In 1994, after over a year of campus wide deliberation, the Board of Trustees approved Learning and Careers 2004: The Strategic Plan for RIT. That planning process was a very comprehensive and inclusive process. It was ...
    • Teaching, scholarship, and practice: A Provocative balance 

      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 ...
    • Testimony of Albert J. Simone President, Rochester of Institute of Technology, to the subcommittee on defense committee on appropriations United States House of Representatives 

      Simone, Albert (2005-07-05)
      Mr. Chairman and members of the Subcommittee, on behalf of the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York, I would like to first take this opportunity to thank you for the support that the Subcommittee has ...
    • Testimony of Nabil Nasr Director, National Center for Remanufacturing and Resource Recovery, Rochester Institute of Technology to the Subcommittee on Defense Committee on Appropriations United States Senate 

      Nasr, Nabil (2005-07-06)
      Chairman Stevens, Ranking Member Inouye and members of the Subcommittee, on behalf of the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York, I would like to express our great appreciation for the support that the ...
    • Testimony to the New York State Senate. Select "NextGen" Task Force on Economic Development and the Emerging Industries 

      Merrill, Douglas (2005-07-06)
      Chairman Skelos, Senators Alesi, Nozzolio and Robach and other distinguished members of the panel, thank you for this opportunity to speak with you today. Your task, to investigate the business development challenges ...