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Peter Giopulos papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0468

Scope and Contents

The Peter Giopulos papers contain correspondence related to the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) accreditation process from 1975-1990. Also included in the papers are materials related to the Graduate Forum class curriculum, a class Mr. Giopulos taught in the 1990's.


  • 1975-1992


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

Peter Giopulos was a professor and administrator at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) during the 1980s and 1990s. He earned his Ph.D. from the Pennsylvania State University in 1981, where he wrote a dissertation titled "Potting as a Phenomenon: Movement and Choice Stimulate Transformation." Throughout his career, Giopulos worked as a set designer, painter, potter, and in the field of digital imagery. He taught art, ceramics, design, and art education in RIT's College of Fine and Applied Arts, now the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences. Giopulos also served as the associate dean of the College of Fine and Applied Arts. Up until 2003, he oversaw the artwork on RIT's campus. He was instrumental in bringing RIT in to the NASAD accredication process.


0.1 Linear Feet (1 doc box)




The collection includes articles, clippings, correspondence, and miscellaneous administrative documents for RIT's NASAD accreditation and course plans for the Graduate Forum class taught by Mr. Giopulos.


This collection is arranged by topic in chronological order.

Physical Location

C.S. South, Shelf 323

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Lisa Witt in October 2013.
Peter Giopulos papers
RIT Archives
Lisa Witt
02 October 2013
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Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archive Collections Repository

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