President Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D.

President Shirley Ann Jackson Receives National Medal of Science

The Honorable Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D., President of Rensselaer, has been presented with the 2014 National Medal of Science, the highest honor for scientific achievement bestowed by the United States government. 

Ertharin Cousin, Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme, to Serve as 2016 Rensselaer Commencement Speaker

Rensselaer President Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson announced that Ertharin Cousin, Exec.Dir. of the UN World Food Programme, will address graduates on May 28, 2016. 

Rensselaer Board of Trustees Welcomes Three New Members

Today Rensselaer announced the addition of three new members to the Rensselaer Board of Trustees: Frank M. Fischer ’64, Daniel T. Pickett III ’90, and Siva Sivaram, Ph.D. ’86. “The Board is proud to welcome our new colleagues,” said the Honorable Arthur J. Gajarsa ’62, chairman.

President Shirley Ann Jackson Named Recipient of National Medal of Science

President Barack Obama has selected The Honorable Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D., to receive the National Medal of Science, the highest honor for scientific achievement bestowed by the U.S. government.

Rensselaer Moves Into Proctor’s Theater

When 31 members of the Rensselaer Finance and Procurement Services group move into new offices in Proctor’s Theater later this month, it will bring to full circle Rensselaer’s involvement with this historic building in downtown Troy.

Rensselaer President Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson Wins Women Leaders Innovation Award

The Honorable Shirley Ann Jackson, received the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce’s inaugural Alice H. Parker’s Women Leaders in Innovation Award.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute President Shirley Ann Jackson Names New Vice President for Enrollment Management

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute President Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D. today named Vice President for Enrollment Management at Fairleigh Dickinson University, Jonathan D. Wexler, Vice President for Enrollment Management, effective July 15, 2015.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute President Shirley Ann Jackson Names New Vice President for Student Life

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute President Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D. today named former Vice President for Student Affairs at Northeastern Illinois University, Frank E. Ross III, Ph.D., Vice President for Student Life.

Celestial Songs, Earthly Dances … and Some Fireworks -- Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Invites Community to Annual Holiday Concert

The Institute will host it's annual holiday concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14. "Celestial Songs, Earthly Dances … and Some Fireworks” will be held at the Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) at Rensselaer.

Curt Breneman Named Dean of Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Troy, N.Y. – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute today announced the appointment of Curt Breneman as Dean of the School of Science. The appointment is effective January 1, 2015.

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