Richard D. “Rick” Grossman came to Tompkins Cortland in 1985. In his role as professor, he teaches reading and study skills courses. In addition, he mentors adjunct faculty who teach those courses. In his role as learning strategies specialist, Professor Grossman also provides individual assistance to students looking to improve their academic performance. Finally, he serves as the faculty liaison for area high school teachers offering college success courses to their students for Tompkins Cortland college credit.