RIT Staff Council records
Scope and Contents
The Rochester Institute of Technology Staff Council records include records of the Interim Staff Council, Executive Committee meeting minutes, agendas, Council meeting minutes and agendas, and newsletters for 1993-2007.
Also included is a History of Staff Council at RIT: The First Fifteen Years, a spiral bound historical summary of the formation of Staff Council and its' annual accomplishments starting in 1992 through 2007. Included are names of the elected members, opening day remarks by the Staff Council president each year, and staff recognition award recipients.
Additional records since 2008 are added to the collection as acquired by the RIT Archives.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open to researchers.
Biographical / Historical
The RIT Interim Staff Council was formed in 1992. The primary purpose of this first group was to act on behalf of the professional and general staff of RIT, giving expression to their concerns, ideas, perspectives and representing their interests at all levels of the Institute. Additionally, the council would ensure that all staff are informed of matters pertinent to their professional lives at RIT. Staff council is not a union or bargaining unit. Rather, it was an effort to establish a system that would include staff as full partners with faculty and students in the governance of RIT.
In 1993, the first chair of RIT's Staff Council was elected: Alfreda Brooks Brown. In her Opening Day remarks on August 31, 1993, Brooks stated the purpose of Staff Council to be:
2.5 Linear Feet (2 document box 1 clamshell box 1 carton)
Records of the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) Staff Council include records of the Interim Staff Council which was first formed in 1992 as the group to establish the foundation for the RIT Staff Council.
Records are arranged by series type.
C.S. North, Shelf 321 - Boxes 1, 3,4
C.S. South, East Wall, Shelf 81 - Box 2
Other Finding Aids
In addition to this finding aid, an inventory is available below. For more information, please contact the RIT Archive Collections.
RIT Staff Council records
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Records from the RIT Staff Council have been given to the RIT Archives every few years. Accession number(s): 07:73;07:85;08:30;11:53
Additional records are added to the collection annually as acquired by the RIT Archives.
Finding aid created by Jody Sidlauskas in October 2011.
- RIT Staff Council records
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- Jody Sidlauskas
- 26 October 2011
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