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Open Letters

Faculty in the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education address the Presidents Cabinet and the Ithaca College community regarding the lack of an on-campus flu vaccine clinic.

Open Letter: Flu POD is an effective way to vaccinate community

In a typical year, we have been able to immunize 1,000-plus faculty, staff and students in a 4 to 5-hour period with an average waiting time of approximately five minutes.
Tri-Council Statement in support of the IC Jewish Community, Feb. 23, 2022

Tri-Council Statement in support of the IC Jewish Community, Feb. 23, 2022

By Tri-Council February 28, 2022
To our friends and colleagues in the Jewish community, we feel your pain and share your outrage.
Letter from junior Connor Watson to the Presidential Search Committee, Feb. 16, 2022

Letter from junior Connor Watson to the Presidential Search Committee, Feb. 16, 2022

By Connor Watson February 17, 2022

(The following letter was sent to the addressees on February 16, 2022) From: Connor Watson, Class of 2023, Politics (B.A.) To: Leticia Guibunda, SGC Vice President of Campus Affairs, Student Representative...

Letter from former music faculty and administrators asking for halt of music-theater merger, Jan. 10, 2022

Letter from former music faculty and administrators asking for halt of music-theater merger, Jan. 10, 2022

(The following letter was sent to the addressees on January 10, 2022) To: Interim President Cornish Interim Provost Stein Board of Trustees Chairs Lissy and Nolan From: Former School of Music Faculty...

Recommendation for the creation of the School of Music, Theatre and Dance, Dec. 3, 2021

Recommendation for the creation of the School of Music, Theatre and Dance, Dec. 3, 2021

Friday, December 3, 2021  To: Melanie Stein – Interim Provost  From: Cynthia Henderson – Professor and Assoc. Chair, Performance Faculty, Theatre Arts   Jennifer Kay – Associate Professor,...

Music faculty letter asks for reconsideration of music-theater merger process and timeline, Dec. 14, 2021

Music faculty letter asks for reconsideration of music-theater merger process and timeline, Dec. 14, 2021

January 27, 2022

Please note: The following submission was sent to The Ithacan in advance of the recent announcement re: the restructuring of the School of Music and the Department of Theatre Arts.  Its publication was...

Ithaca College AAUP petition regarding AAPIC recommendations, February 2021

Ithaca College AAUP petition regarding AAPIC recommendations, February 2021

February 17, 2021

Ithaca College AAUP Response and Petition re: APPIC Recommendations The Ithaca College chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) urges the College’s Senior Leadership...

Faculty Council Executive Committee results of faculty survey measuring support of the “Shape of the College” draft, Feb. 16, 2021

Faculty Council Executive Committee results of faculty survey measuring support of the “Shape of the College” draft, Feb. 16, 2021

February 17, 2021

PROCESS: Following the release of APPIC's "Shape of the College” draft, departments, curriculum committees, and academic policies committees were invited to provide feedback. Honoring our institutional...

ENVS Alumni Advocacy Letter in Support of Dr. Fae Dremock, Feb. 12, 2021

ENVS Alumni Advocacy Letter in Support of Dr. Fae Dremock, Feb. 12, 2021

February 15, 2021

Dear Dean Melanie Stein and Provost La Jerne Terry Cornish,  We, the alumni of the Ithaca College Environmental Studies and Sciences Department (ENVS), write to you in support of Dr. Fae Dremock, who...

Faculty of the Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences letter to the Board of Trustees, Feb. 12, 2021

Faculty of the Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences letter to the Board of Trustees, Feb. 12, 2021

February 12, 2021

Dear Chair Lissy, and all members of the Ithaca College Board of Trustees The Faculty of the IC Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences write to you to share our dismay at both the process...

Alumni Letter to the Senior Leadership Team and the Board of Trustees, Feb. 2021

Alumni Letter to the Senior Leadership Team and the Board of Trustees, Feb. 2021

February 9, 2021

A Message to the Senior Leadership Team and the Board of Trustees: We write to you with concern for our alma mater and the decisions that are being made by the Senior Leadership Team (SLT), the Academic...

Open Letter from Open the Books, Fall 2020

Open Letter from Open the Books, Fall 2020

February 8, 2021

Back to the Beginning: Real Shared Governance When planning began in earnest for the “Ithaca Forever” and Academic Prioritization Process (APP), assembled community members were given the overarching...

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