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

By | Feb 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

By | Feb 16, 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 on Presidential Search Committee
Subject: Student Concerns for Presidential Search Committee
Hi Leticia:
As our Student Representative on the Presidential Search Committee, I’m writing to you to bring some concerns to your attention that I’m hoping you can present to the Committee.


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 Members and Administrators
Re: Proposed Merger of School of Music and Department of Theater Arts
This letter is coming to you from 18 former faculty members and administrators of the School of Music.


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.


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. 


Ithaca College AAUP petition regarding AAPIC recommendations, February 2021

By The Ithacan | Feb 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 Team and the Board of Trustees to reject the recommendations submitted by the Academic Program Prioritization Implementation Committee (APPIC). 


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

By The Ithacan | Feb 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.


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

By The Ithacan | Feb 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.


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

By The Ithacan | Feb 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 and result of the current Academic Prioritization Process (APP).


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

By The Ithacan | Feb 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 Program Prioritization Implementation Committee (APPIC), the Office of Human Resources, as well as the Board of Trustees to fire some of our most beloved and valued faculty and staff members and to downsize or eliminate programs and majors.


Open Letter from Open the Books, Fall 2020

By The Ithacan | Feb 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 goal of “right-sizing” Ithaca College; we—tenured, tenure track, NTEN, and contingent faculty as well as staff and students—were asked to deliver plans in the service of that goal.


Department of Politics letter in response to APP recommendations, Feb. 3, 2021

By The Ithacan | Feb 4, 2021

Dear Politics students and alumni, 
We write to share our response to the APP recommendations (The Shape of the College), as we feel it is important to keep you informed.