Articles in Administrative


Recent awards and recognition for Rensselaer faculty and staff members

Anne Bilynsky, director for employment operations and compensation, has been appointed a member at large to the Northeastern New York Chapter of the College and University Professional Association for HR (CUPA-HR). Caren Canier, professor of arts, is featured in a student-run publication of the College of Architecture, Art and Planning at Cornell University. Canier is… Read More

Inside Rensselaer Readership Survey

Brief online questionnaire

Inside Rensselaer subscribers are asked to answer a brief online survey. This survey was developed by the Division of Strategic Communications and External Relations to gauge the readership and importance of Inside Rensselaer, the biweekly campus newspaper, as part of campuswide communications. If you provide a name and email address at the end of the survey,… Read More

Economic Impact of Rensselaer on the Region More Than $1 Billion Annually

CICU study provides insight into contributions Rensselaer makes to the surrounding communities


The economic impact of Rensselaer on the Capital Region was more than $1 billion in 2013, representing an increase of $300 million over the last eight years, according to a new study released Jan. 15. “Rensselaer plays an important role in the region’s economic vitality and our transformation into a world-class technological research university with… Read More

President Shirley Ann Jackson Participates in 2015 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting

This year's theme is "The New Global Context"


Rensselaer President Shirley Ann Jackson has joined other global leaders at the 45th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) held this week in Davos, Switzerland. This year’s meeting is titled “The New Global Context,” and has convened a record number of participants. In addition to 1,500 top business leaders from over 140 countries,… Read More

Bridge to the Bicentennial

Shirley Ann Jackson: 15 Years as President

President Jackson took office at Rensselaer on July 1, 1999. Over that time, The Rensselaer Plan and The Rensselaer Plan 2024 have been roadmaps for transforming Rensselaer into a world-class technological research university. On Dec. 12, the Rensselaer Board of Trustees is hosting a celebration marking President Jackson’s 15th anniversary as president. The celebration will… Read More

President Jackson Applauds New White House Initiatives To Strengthen Advanced Manufacturing in the U.S.

New initiatives announced in meeting with the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership 2.0 (AMP 2.0) Steering Committee

President Shirley Ann Jackson applauded plans announced in October by President Barack Obama to strengthen advanced manufacturing in the United States, spur innovation, and continue to take steps to make the nation a magnet for new jobs and investment. President Obama announced the initiatives in a meeting with the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership 2.0 (AMP 2.0)… Read More

A Word From Human Resources

Winter Break and Holiday Closing

It’s hard to believe that we are nearing the end of the fall semester at Rensselaer. In a matter of weeks, our students will leave campus and head home to spend time with their family and friends for the holiday season. As we have done for the past few years, the Troy and Hartford campuses… Read More

A Word From Human Resources

Understanding Your Benefits

The annual Open Enrollment period at Rensselaer is an important time for Rensselaer employees to review their current benefits, assess coverage needs, and make changes to benefit plan elections, for both you and your dependents. The Open Enrollment period is Nov. 14-28. To kick things off, the Division of Human Resources will host the annual… Read More

Rensselaer Ebola Safety Precautions

Protocols in place


The World Health Organization declared the Ebola outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on August 8, 2014. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention promptly began urging individuals around the country to take precautions to prevent the spread of the disease. There is a significant amount of information—both accurate and inaccurate—about the… Read More

Major Gift Will Support Data Visualization Laboratory at the Darrin Fresh Water Institute

New facility to be named the Helen-Jo and John E. Kelly III ’78 Data Visualization Laboratory

Data Visual Lab

Last week, Rensselaer announced a major gift from trustee John Kelly III ’78 and his wife, Helen-Jo, of Poughquag, N.Y. The leadership gift will create an endowed fund to support ongoing research at the Helen-Jo and John E. Kelly III ’78 Data Visualization Laboratory, located at the Margaret A. and David M. Darrin ’40 Fresh… Read More