Moving In RISD welcomed 44 new faculty and staff to our community in July and August 2023. Moving Within RISD saw 38 faculty and staff move to new positions within the College in July and August 2023. Moving On RISD had 19 faculty and staff members move on from their role within our community in July and August 2023.
On Saturday, April 22, RISD Museum staff, along with their families and friends, met up at Tillinghast Farm in Barrington to do a beach clean up in celebration of Earth Day. This event was coordinated by the Museum’s Climate Emergency and Sustainability Task Force. Many bags of trash, bottles, cans, and other refuse were collected, which kept these … Read more
On April 17, RISD HR welcomed two new employees to our team: Recruitment Coordinator Lauren Keathley and Benefits Partner Melanie Gomes. Prior to joining us at RISD, Lauren worked in Human Resources at Embrace Home Loans, where she did work within the talent acquisition and onboarding space. When reflecting on what she enjoys most about working … Read more
Earlier this month, following an extensive international search, President Williams named Dr. Touba Ghadessi as RISD’s next Provost. Dr. Ghadessi currently serves as provost and a professor of the history of art at Wheaton College, and will join our community on July 10. As RISD’s chief academic officer, Ghadessi will set a vision for student learning, academic affairs … Read more
On January 17, our Human Resources team welcomed Hope Anderson as a new Human Resources Partner. “I am thrilled to be a member of the RISD Human Resources team,” shared Hope. “I appreciate the opportunity and look forward to getting to know the RISD staff, culture, and campus, and I look forward to working with you!” … Read more