Announcements


Strategic planning process announced – seeking nominations

Posted on January 29, 2018

President Frances Bronet has launched the next phase of Pratt Institute's strategic planning process. Provost Kirk Pillow and Vice-President for Finance and Administration Cathleen Kenny will co-chair a new strategic planning steering committee, which will include Senate President Chris Sula. The Academic Senate has been has been asked to nominate faculty and chair representatives to several subcommittees: Academic Excellence: …enhance ...

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Intellectual Property Town Hall with Assoc Provost Allison Druin – Feb 13, 2018

Posted on January 24, 2018

Pratt Academic Senate is sponsoring an Intellectual Property Town Hall gathering on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 from 12:30–2pm in the Alumni Reading Room (Library 3rd Floor). Lunch will be served. Please RSVP if you plan to attend. All Senate constituents (full- and part-time faculty; chairs and assistant chairs; and teaching staff) are invited to discuss Pratt Institutes's IP policy that is in progression with Allison Druin, Associate ...

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Nominations open for Chief Diversity Officer search committee members through Sept 1, 2017

Posted on August 16, 2017

The Academic Senate seeks nominations for faculty and chair members of the Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) search committee. Nominations are due to nominations@prattsenate.org by Friday, September 1, 2017 at 11:59pm. About the position The Chief Diversity Officer (working title) will lead the newly created Center for Diversity and Inclusion. The CDO will work with members of the Pratt community to develop a broad, collaborative vision for ...

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Dr. Schutte’s Legacy Talk available on Pratt Talks

Posted on July 29, 2017

Professor Audrey Schultz interviews President Thomas Schutte about his tenure at Pratt Institute.

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Welcome new faculty

Posted on July 28, 2017

Welcome to Pratt! New Faculty Orientation will take place on Thursday, August 24 from 8:30 am – 2:30 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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Prof. Adrienne Jones named Pratt Distinguished Teacher 2017-18

Posted on May 17, 2017

Professor Adrienne Jones holds the honor of being the first Black woman to achieve tenured professor status at Pratt Institute. For more than 20 years, she has served as faculty adviser for Pratt’s Fashion Society and has twice received the Outstanding Organization Adviser award for her work with and dedication to the club. Jones has taught in the Department of Fashion at Pratt for more than 25 years, and in the School of Continuing and ...

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Senate establishes new fund to support academic initiatives–apply now!

Posted on February 1, 2017

The Academic Senate has established a new fund to support academic initiatives, such as events exhibits conferences performances publications symposia workshops other projects Applications are due by April 14, 2017, and all activities must be open to the Pratt community.This funding is open to all Senate constituents (full-time and part-time faculty; chairs, assistant chairs, and equivalent titles; staff who teach), and may ...

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Pratt joins Scholars at Risk Network

Posted on November 29, 2016

Pratt has joined the Scholars at Risk Network with the help of Associate Provost Donna Heiland. The Senate recommended joining Scholars at Risk on November 28, 2016, and we are looking for faculty who want to get more involved. Details are coming soon. Please contact Senate President Chris Sula if you are interested.

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Nominations open for two Senate committees and two Institute committees; close Nov 18

Posted on November 2, 2016

The Academic Senate seeks nominations for Distinguished Teacher Award Committee Members Faculty Development Fund Committee Members Campus Safety Advisory Committee Members (faculty only), and an alternate for the Institute Diversity Steering Committee Background on these positions is below. Senate constituents (faculty, chairs, assistant chairs, and staff who teach) are eligible to nominate within the specific eligibility rules ...

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Nov 15 Plenary meeting to address Presidential search & diversity and inclusion; all are invited

Posted on November 2, 2016

The Academic Senate will hold its Fall Plenary meeting on November 15, 2016 at 12:30pm in the Alumni Reading Room, Library 3rd Floor. This meeting is convened jointly with the President and Provost to report on Senate activities and discuss education and governance at the Institute. All Senate constituents (faculty, chairs, assistant chairs, and staff who teach) are invited. The fall Plenary will include discussions of the Presidential search ...

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