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RIT Office of Graduate Studies records

 Collection — Box-Folder: 783
Identifier: RITArc-0487

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.

Dates

  • 1959-2010

Creator

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.

Extent

3 Folder(s) (Three folders located in Box 3a.)

Language

English

Overview

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.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically and by content.

Physical Location

C.S. South, Shelf 783, Box 3a

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Allison Thompson in January 2014.
Title
RIT Graduate Studies collection
Subtitle
RIT Archives
Status
Published
Author
Allison Thompson
Date
10 January 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archive Collections Repository

Contact:
RIT Libraries
Wallace Center
90 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester NY 14623 USA
(585) 475-4613