FIT in the News

The WSJ (Nov 27) featured the new Fashion Business Management interdisciplinary course Predictive Analytics for Planning and Forecasting: Case Studies with Weatherization. Calling FIT “one of the largest and best-known fashion schools,” this was the lead article in the paper’s Life & Arts section.

Oprah: Where Are They Now? (Nov 26), on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, spotlighted former supermodel Veronica Webb, who took the program to the collections at The Museum at FIT (MFIT). Webb spoke with curator Elizabeth Way and showed garments she donated, including an ensemble that will be in Black Fashion Designers, opening at MFIT on December 6.

The Chronicle of Higher Education announced new appointments at FIT, including Patrick Knisley, dean, School of Liberal Arts (Aug 5); Shari Prussin, vice president, Strategic Planning and Institutional Effectiveness; Kelly Brennan, vice president, Enrollment Management and Student Success (both Nov 11); Joanne Arbuckle, deputy to the president for Industry Partnerships and Collaborative Programs; Daniel Gerger, executive director of the Center for Continuing and Professional Studies; Ronald Milon, chief diversity officer (Nov 13).

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