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December 5, 2022
Ithaca, NY | 33°F

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

By The Ithacan | Jan 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. 


Commentary: Administration must find alternative to APP

By | May 5, 2021

It’s not too late to slow down and examine how the college can proceed and address the enrollment decline before embarking on this disastrous plan.


Commentary: Retiring with pride but frustration

By | May 4, 2021

It seems that without a credentialing system, programs have little value. The college seems incapable of valuing the rewards of nourishing the spirit.


Editorial: Students should engage with history of IC union

By | Apr 28, 2021

Similar to now, contingent faculty members found themselves at risk of losing their jobs — and even more, their connections with students.


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 | 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.