Tag Archives: Richard Feldman

Three women poised to take first-ever higher-ed leadership roles (access required)

Sarah Mangelsdorf

On July 1, three women will create history in the Rochester area as each one officially becomes the first woman to preside over her respective college or university.

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UR’s Feldman gives parting advice, but says he’ll stick around (access required)

Richard Feldman

Richard Feldman, president of the University of Rochester for nearly 18 months, gave this bit of parting advice Tuesday night: “If you ever get invited to the Nobel Prize ceremony, go,” Feldman said. He was talking to an audience of ...

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Binstock earns five-year renewal at Memorial Art Gallery (access required)

Jonathan Binstock

Jonathan Binstock has been appointed for a second five-year term as director of the University of Rochester’s Memorial Art Gallery. During his first five years as the Mary W. and Donald R. Clark director of the MAG, Binstock has expanded ...

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UR’s first female Nobel laureate speaks at Sunday’s commencement (access required)

Donna Strickland , Nobel laureate (Photo by Peter Lee, Waterloo Region Record)

The main graduation ceremony for the University of Rochester takes place Sunday morning with the first female Nobel laureate from UR giving the commencement address. Exercises for the colleges of arts, sciences and engineering begin at 9 a.m. on the ...

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Eastman professorship will honor the late Paul Burgett at University of Rochester (access required)

The late Paul J. Burgett

Two anonymous alumni of the University of Rochester have provided a gift to the Eastman School of Music that will create an endowed professorship honoring the late Paul Burgett. Burgett, who died in 2018 at age 72 after a brief ...

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Slaughter’s papers will be kept at University of Rochester (access required)

The late Louise M. Slaughter. Photo supplied by University of Rochester.

Louise M. Slaughter’s congressional papers are being donated to the University of Rochester. The late congresswoman, who died in 2018 while still in Congress, represented the Rochester area for 31 years and 16 terms. The university announced the donation from ...

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UR names Wisconsin provost to be university’s first female president (access required)

Sarah Mangelsdorf

The University of Rochester has named a Wisconsin provost and the first woman in its history as president. Sarah C. Mangelsdorf, provost of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a psychology professor, will begin work in Rochester in the summer of ...

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Wall Street CEO steps up to chair UR Board of Trustees (access required)

Richard B. Handler, new chairman of the UR Board of Trustees. Photo courtesy of Bloomberg News

Wall Street CEO Richard B. Handler has been elected chairman of the University of Rochester’s Board of Trustees. Handler, who earned his undergraduate degree at UR in 1983, succeeds Danny Wegman, who has been a trustee for 20 years and ...

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Report: UR’s economic impact continues to grow (access required)

Lattimore Hall on the University of Rochester's River Campus. (Photo by Brandon Vick, University Communications)

The figures describing the University of Rochester can seem staggering. $1.2 billion in annual payroll for 30,800 employees. $3.2 billion total pumped into the economy in the form of that payroll plus the wages of people whose jobs depend on ...

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