RIT Office of Graduate Studies records
Scope and Contents
The collection on RIT Graduate Studies includes clippings, advertisements and articles regarding these programs. This collection also includes various records pertaining to RIT’s graduate programs, such as announcements, office memos, proposals, correspondence, policies, and an application packet.
- Creation: 1959-2010
- Rochester Institute of Technology. Graduate Studies. (Organization)
Historical Information: Graduate Studies program
RIT began awarding associate degrees through its two year programs in 1950. In 1955, the first bachelor of science degrees were awarded. In the spring of 1960, the first three master’s degrees were awarded. Three years later, the Council on Graduate Studies was established. RIT’s graduate studies programs emerged so rapidly that by 1967, sixty-eight graduate degrees had been awarded.
3 Folder(s) (Three folders located in Box 3a.)
The first Graduate Studies program at the Rochester Institute of Technology was established in the late 1950's under President Mark Ellingson, with many more programs emerging rapidly after. This collection contains clippings and various records pertaining to graduate studies at RIT.
This collection is arranged chronologically and by content.
C.S. South, Shelf 783, Box 3a
Finding aid created by Allison Thompson in January 2014.
- RIT Graduate Studies collection
- RIT Archives
- Allison Thompson
- 10 January 2014
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