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April 23, 2021
Ithaca, NY | 36°F

Commentary: Where do Demographics End and Decision-Making Begin?

By | Apr 14, 2021

If regional demographics are impacting admissions, then why are many schools not seeing the same trends in applications and enrollment as IC?


Commentary: IC Reorganization Requires Transparency and Inclusiveness in Decision Making Processes

By | Apr 8, 2021

The realignment of schools, departments and programs needs to be based on the imagination of those who teach, think, research and write — faculty.


Commentary: How will Ithaca College proceed in years to come?

By | Mar 24, 2021

The SLT has repeatedly stated they took feedback on the strategic plan, but the real decision hinged on a reduction to 5,000 students.


Commentary: Reframing Ithaca College’s vision

By The Ithacan | Mar 16, 2021

The administration’s commitment to disaster capitalism has permanently divided our community. Our wounds are deep; they will not be easily healed. 


Commentary: Why tenure is an institutional value

By The Ithacan | Mar 16, 2021

As we watch our community reeling from the current cuts, we should be invested in unambiguously defending tenure as a cherished institutional value.


Editorial: Data transparency needed to protect faculty diversity

By | Mar 11, 2021

Only 12.2% of faculty members identify as people of color. However, the college does not publicly share this information broken down by faculty rank.


Commentary: Going on a path forward following faculty cuts

It would be strategic for us to work on healing these traumas and learning how to offer each other compassion, even within stark disagreement.


Commentary: Now is a crucial time for shared governance

By | Mar 9, 2021

A robust commitment to collaborative shared governance is needed now to move the college through this dark time and ensure that the college thrives.


Commentary: Pretending change isn’t necessary doesn’t help

By | Mar 9, 2021

If the college is shrinking one way or another, I much prefer a scenario in which our faculty have as much notice and support as possible.


Editorial: Is 10 seconds of fame worth years of damage?

By | Feb 25, 2021

It’s been obvious that over the last four months, the administration has not been open to discourse with the campus community.


Editorial: Administration casts aside college community’s voices

By | Feb 18, 2021

There is no denying that the college needs to make painful department and program cuts and layoffs, but the haste of the process is infuriating.


Commentary: Academic Program Prioritization neglects space for campus grief

By | Feb 17, 2021

Staff and contingent faculty are my friends. Hardly any campuswide acknowledgement of their furloughs-turned-to-layoffs has occurred.