Working Group

The climate assessment survey was developed by Rankin and Associates in consultation with the Climate Study Working Group (CSWG). The CSWG, with support from the President, and the Diversity Council, commissioned the survey hoping to achieve 100% participation within the campus community.

The CSWG was comprised of administrators, faculty, staff and students representing all areas of the FIT community. Members:

  •  Linda Angrilli, Editorial Content Manager, Communications and External Relations
  • Olufemi Ariyo, Technical Manager, Information Technology
  • Michael Cokkinos, Associate Professor, Advertising, Marketing and Communications, Jay and Patty Baker School of Business and Technology
  • Rebecca Corrado, Assistant Vice President for Administration, Finance and Administration
  • Laylage Courie, Acting Director, Institutional Research
  • Frances Dearing, Associate Dean of Institutional Assessment, Planning, Assessment, and Compliance
  • Brian Edwards, Counselor Assistant, Evening /Weekend Degree Programs, School of Continuing and Professional Studies
  • Pamela Ellsworth, Associate Chairperson, Global Fashion Management, School of Graduate Studies
  • Augusta Falletta, FITSA representative
  • Ellen Goldstein, Professor, Accessories Design, School of Art and Design, Faculty Senate President
  • Griselda Gonzalez, Affirmative Action Officer and Acting Director of Compliance / Co-chair of the Diversity Council, Planning, Assessment, and Compliance
  • Dawn Duncan, Vice President, Development and Alumni Relations, Executive Director, FIT Foundation
  • Takashi Kamiya, Associate Professor, Interior Design, School of Art and Design
  • Elvin Kince, Associate Professor, Communication Design, School of Art and Design
  • Erik Kneubuehl, Dean, Student Development, Deputy to the Vice President, Enrollment Management and Student Success
  • Daniel Levinson-Wilk, Assistant Professor, American History, School of Liberal Arts, UCE representative
  • Esther Oliveras, Coordinator, Faculty Services
  • Delica Reduque, Employment and Labor Relations Assistant, Human Resource Management and Labor Relations
  • Traci Rhynie, FITSA representative
  • Valerie Steele, Director, Museum at FIT
  • Scott Stoddart, Dean, School of Liberal Arts