Mission & Vision

Vision Statement

The Center for Professional Development (CPD) is recognized as the center of excellence at RIT for providing professional development opportunities and resources that meet the evolving needs of employees throughout the university.


Mission Statement

The mission of CPD is to provide high quality, timely and cost-effective professional development events and resources to university employees.  CPD achieves its mission by delivering in person and online programs facilitated by internal and external partners, and by seeking continual feedback from subject matter experts and internal stakeholders.


As leaders who are committed to exceptional results, we embrace the following core values:

  • Accountability
  • Integrity
  • Interprofessionalism
  • Social Responsibility
  • Inclusiveness
  • Innovation
  • Lifelong Learning