As the Shared Governance Task Force prepares to meet with the Ithaca College Board of Trustees this month to provide an update on its progress, key individuals involved in this process say there are still issues that need to be resolved and communicated to the campus community.
It is unclear what affect President Tom Rochon’s stepping down will have on fundraising. Chris Biehn, vice president for institutional advancement and communication, said he does not know how the comprehensive campaign, which began in 2014, will be affected.
Nine journalism students traveled to South Carolina with James Rada, associate professor of journalism, and Anthony Adornato, assistant professor of journalism, to spend the days before the primary reporting on politics for a collaboration with NBC.
Senior Writer Sabrina Knight sat down with Sean Eversley Bradwell, assistant professor in the Center for the Study of Culture, Race and Ethnicity, to speak about Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy, today’s higher education climate and the recent unrest on college campuses across the country.
Ithaca College instituted new guidelines for recruiting candidates from underrepresented backgrounds for new faculty positions Sept. 21, and new guidelines for staff will be implemented by mid-October.
In 20 years, Ithaca College could look drastically different. An indoor spine could connect the Center for Health Sciences to the Gannett Center. A large amphitheater may overlook the fountains and Cayuga Lake.
Mary Ann Erickson, chair of the Department of Gerontology, was recently selected as president-elect for the State Society of Aging of New York.
Patricia Rodriguez, associate professor of politics, said she developed a passion for activism and speaking out against issues because of oppression.
Several key administrators visited the Faculty Council meeting to discuss administrative staffing changes and the status of college-wide projects.
The Business Idea Competition provides opportunities for student entrepreneurs to develop and present their business ideas to a panel of judges.
Despite the United States Senate’s recent rejection of a bill proposed by Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusettsthat would help lower student debt, Warren and other members of the Democratic Party are still actively pushing to lower interest rates for refinancing.
A new collaborative co-working space for budding entrepreneurs officially opened its doors Sept. 22, just eight months after the project was initially announced.