February 9, 2016
Ithaca, NY

Faith Meckley

Q&A: Mark Darling leaves Ithaca College after 29 years

The former sustainability programs coordinator discusses his career at Ithaca College and his views on the college’s commitment to maintaining a sustainable community.

Collective momentum: College activists drive institutional change

Students protesting the racial climate at Ithaca College are not the only ones finding a collective voice with which to address institutionalized racism. In a tumultuous fall semester, at least 75 other colleges and universities have begun bringing their demands for change to their administrations.

New Ithaca College associate provost position discussed

Faculty Council members discussed a potential new administrative position and having a workshop to educate the council on diversity and inclusion.

Ithaca College to open residence halls early due to winter storm

Potential blizzard conditions cause Ithaca College to open residence halls and select dining halls early.

48 percent of Ithaca College staff voters have no confidence

Among the respondents, 48 percent said they had no confidence, 33 percent said they had confidence and 19 percent chose to abstain.

Ithaca College faculty vote no confidence in President Rochon

A majority of faculty members have voted no confidence in President Tom Rochon as the results of the Faculty Council no confidence vote were released the morning of Dec. 14.

Q&A: Jerone Gagliano hired as new sustainability director

Jerone Gagliano was hired in November to serve as Ithaca College’s new director of energy management and sustainability. Assistant News Editor Faith Meckley spoke with Gagliano to discuss the state of sustainability at the college and his role in future sustainability initiatives.

Update: Student judicially referred for Yik Yak threats

Ithaca College has identified a current student as responsible for posting two threatening messages directed at the POC at IC protesters on Yik Yak on Nov. 11 and 12 leading up to the Nov. 14 Cortaca football game, according to an announcement released Nov. 20.

Ithaca College business professor dies

Michael LaTour, professor of marketing and law at Ithaca College, died “peacefully at his home” Nov. 8, according to a Nov. 13 announcement by the college.

Students circulate document against Rochon at Family Weekend

At several Family Weekend events around campus, POC at IC handed out a document called “The Case Against Tom Rochon” to guests.

Former student files lawsuit against Ithaca College

A former Ithaca College student filed a $10 million lawsuit Oct. 8 against the college under the Americans with Disabilities Act for failing to provide accommodations for a physical handicap.

Ithaca College revisits Shared Governance

The Ithaca College Faculty Council and Benjamin Rifkin, provost and vice president for educational affairs, are reviving conversations around improving the current system of Shared Governance at the college.



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