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Anthony Green named vice provost for academic finance and planning

Anthony Green named vice provost for academic finance and planning

May 31, 2022

In his new role, which begins August 1, Green will report to incoming Provost David Figlio and work closely with the Office of Administration and Finance.

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Rochester to observe Juneteenth

Rochester to observe Juneteenth

October 27, 2021

Juneteenth commemorates the ending of slavery in the United States and affirms the contributions of Black and African American communities to the nation’s growth. Beginning in 2022, the University of Rochester will recognize it as an official University holiday.

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University releases results of Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct

University releases results of Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct

October 5, 2021

The data shed light on students’ perceptions and experiences, which will be used to inform prevention efforts and resources moving forward.

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National award highlights University’s continued commitment to diversity

National award highlights University’s continued commitment to diversity

September 20, 2021

For the second year in a row, Rochester has been recognized for its efforts to support equity and inclusivity across campus.

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Norma Holland named director of public relations in Office of Equity and Inclusion

Norma Holland named director of public relations in Office of Equity and Inclusion

October 22, 2020

Former Rochester reporter and TV anchor will support the vision for a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment at the School of Medicine and Dentistry.

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University recognized for commitment to diversity and inclusion

University recognized for commitment to diversity and inclusion

September 1, 2020

National award honors the University’s efforts to weave diversity and inclusion “into the work being done every day” across campus.

The University of Rochester has received the 2020 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.

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Jeffrey McCune named Frederick Douglass Institute director

Jeffrey McCune named Frederick Douglass Institute director

August 28, 2020

He will bring together people from across academic disciplines to collaborate in the study of the African diaspora and offer programming that promotes African and African American studies at the University.

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Madeleine Albright to visit Rochester

Madeleine Albright to visit Rochester

September 23, 2019

Former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, pathbreaking diplomat and bestselling author, will be the keynote speaker at an October 24 event at the University of Rochester.

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John Tarduno named dean for research in Arts, Sciences & Engineering

John Tarduno named dean for research in Arts, Sciences & Engineering

September 2, 2019

John Tarduno, the William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor, professor of geophysics, and chair of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, has been named dean for research in Arts, Sciences & Engineering.

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Nick Vamivakas named dean of graduate education and postdoctoral affairs

Nick Vamivakas named dean of graduate education and postdoctoral affairs

July 26, 2019

Vamivakas succeeds Melissa Sturge-Apple as dean of graduate education and postdoctoral affairs in Arts, Sciences, and Engineering.

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