Announcements


Update from the Senate on COVID–19

Posted on March 30, 2020

Dear Colleagues, As we begin this week of online teaching, I write to offer the solidary and support of the Academic Senate. The transition to online teaching brings a number of complex challenges, many of which are addressed at pratt.edu/onlineteaching. General information about the Institute’s response to COVID–19 is available at pratt.edu/coronavirus. Over the past weeks, the Executive Committee has been working through mechanisms ...

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Student designs invited for the Distinguished Teacher 2020–21 medal and past DTA medals

Posted on February 19, 2020

All Pratt students are invited to submit designs for the Pratt Institute Distinguished Teacher Award (DTA) Medal by March 24th April 10, 2020. The winner will be awarded $350 and the design will be featured on the DTA website. This year we are also asking for medal design submissions for past Distinguished Teacher winners, including: Andrew Lenaghan, 2015 (Foundation)Eric Wong, 2010 (Undergraduate Architecture)Floyd Hughes, 2008 (Underg...

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Fall & Winter Meetings on Campus Master Planning

Posted on November 25, 2019

All Senate constituents (faculty, chairs, assistant chairs, teaching staff) are invited to attend two special meetings to discuss campus master planning: Tues, Dec 10, 2019 — Interactive focus groupsTues, Jan 28, 2020 — Discussion of concept alternatives Both meetings will take place from 12:30–2pm in the Alumni Reading Room, Library 3rd Floor. Please RSVP by Friday, Dec 6 so we have an accurate count for ...

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Fall Plenary on Curriculum Review & Institute Learning Goals – Dec 10

Posted on October 16, 2019

NOTE: This event has been postponed to the spring semester, given urgency and interest in campus master planning. Special meetings will be held on Dec 10, 2019 and Jan 28, 2020. Learn more. On December 10, 2019, the Academic Senate will host its Fall Plenary, an open meeting held each semester with the Institute President and Provost to discuss education and governance. The upcoming plenary will focus on two topics: Curriculum review (at ...

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Seeking medal designs for past Distinguished Teachers

Posted on March 6, 2019

The Academic Senate seeks student medal designs for the following Distinguished Teachers. Additional information on each of these winners is available via the links below. Andrew Lenaghan, 2015 (Foundation)Eric Wong, 2010 (Undergraduate Architecture)Floyd Hughes, 2008 (Undergraduate Communications Design)Douglas Wirls, 2007 (Foundation)Brent Porter, 2005 (Undergraduate Architecture)Robert Zakarian, 2004 (Fine Arts)Steven Doloff, 2001 ...

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Student designs invited for the Distinguished Teacher medal, 2019–20

Posted on February 14, 2019

All Pratt students are invited to submit designs for the Pratt Institute Distinguished Teacher Award (DTA) Medal by March 24th. The winner will be awarded $350 and the design will be featured on the DTA website. This year we are also asking for medal design submissions for past Distinguished Teacher winners; the award and specifications will be the same and details can be found below. Please submit design proposals to mportis@pratt...

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Inaugural Faculty Research Recognition Award – Applications due Feb 15

Posted on January 22, 2019

Pratt Institute commits to recognizing and supporting research of its faculty, staff and students. The Faculty Research Recognition Award (FRRA) has been developed through faculty initiatives, supported by the Senate and Provost's Office, to recognize the cumulative and ongoing research of our peers in their respective fields. The FRRA is awarded by a committee elected by the Senate representing members from all schools. We recognize a wide ...

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Ballots open for two dean search committees

Posted on October 10, 2018

On October 5, all constituents in the School of Architecture (SoA) and School of Liberal Arts & Science (SLAS) received Election Runner ballots in their Pratt email for ranking faculty and chair candidates from their schools to serve on the search committees for their new deans. The search committee will be composed of five faculty members from within the school—a majority of the search committee, in compliance with the Faculty ...

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Welcome new faculty

Posted on August 8, 2018

Welcome to Pratt! New Faculty Orientation will take place on Thursday, August 23 from 8:30 am – 2 pm in the Pratt Library’s 2nd Floor Periodicals Room. More information and an RSVP form are available. The Academic Senate, which represents faculty, chairs, and staff who teach at Pratt Institute, has prepared a Faculty Orientation page with links to important information and resources. We hope this helps you make a smooth start at Pratt, ...

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RSVP to meet finalists for Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer

Posted on February 19, 2018

[Update: There are three finalists for the position, and there will be no meeting on March 1] All Senate constituents are invited to meet with finalists for Pratt's inaugural position of Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer (CDIO). Details on this position are available in the job description and the Institute's Diversity Strategic Plan. Please RSVP if you are able to attend any of these meetings: Monday, February 26, ...

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