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Institution Profile: Rochester Institute of Technology

LocationUnited States of America
Type of InstitutionSpecialized University or equivalent
Academic DisciplinesDiscipline non-specified

• In an online article for OpenSource.com senior figures at Rochester Institute of Technology announced the imminent establishing of Open@RIT – an office which aims to grow “RIT’s impact on all things Open”
• This includes: “Open Source Software, Open Data, Open Science, Open Hardware, Open Educational Resources and Creative Commons licensed efforts, what we like to refer to in aggregate as Open Work.”
• Amongst its remit, the office will look at how faculty can get credit toward tenure and promotion for open work.
• It will also put on professional development workshops for staff in how to build evaluation, tenure and promotion cases with Open Work.
• Recommendations for citing and supporting Open Work in Tenure and Promotion are also being included in Open@RIT’s draft policy on Open Work due for release in 2022.

Related Resources

Open@RIT: The Birth of an Academic OSPO 2

This is an informational blog from the Rochester Institute of Technology about the creation of it's new Open Source Program Office, Open@RIT. This blog includes links for faculty to learn about Open@RIT's recommendations around releasing Open Work and on building evaluation, tenure and promotion cases with Open Work.
Rochester Institute of Technology
United States of America (Specialized University or equivalent)
Topics:
Open Research
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School of Interactive Games & Media Guidelines for Promotion & Tenure 6

This is guidance from the Rochester Institute of Technology about the evaluation of faculty in the School of Interactive Games & Media department. The guidelines recognize a range of contributions including teaching, advising, creative and artistic activities, applied production, teamwork, and scholarly publications.
Rochester Institute of Technology
United States of America (Specialized University or equivalent)
Topics:
EntrepreneurshipOpen ResearchPortfolio assessmentResearch collaborationSocietal impact
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University champions open source with new OSPO 2

This is an announcement from the Rochester Institute of Technology about the creation of it's new Open Source Program Office, Open@RIT. Open@RIT is a university-wide initiative for open source support, collaboration, and research.
Rochester Institute of Technology
United States of America (Specialized University or equivalent)
Topics:
Open Research
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