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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

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. 

Letter from BIPOC faculty to Faculty Council, Nov. 19, 2020

By The Ithacan | Jan 22, 2021

Dear Faculty Council Executive Committee, 
We write as a group of BIPOC faculty at Ithaca College who have no communal affiliation other than our shared experiences at this predominantly white institution.

Faculty Council letter to the senior leadership team, Oct. 18, 2020

By The Ithacan | Oct 19, 2020

Dear President Collado, Provost Cornish, and members of the Senior Leadership Team:
We write to you as members of the Executive Committee of Faculty Council, the leading governance body for the Ithaca College faculty, in order to relay the very serious concerns that we have heard from our colleagues—at two separate meetings the FCEC called during the week of October 12th, attended in each case by almost 300 faculty—in response to the news that the elimination of roughly 130 FTE faculty will be recommended by APPIC by December 31st, 2020.

Open Letter: H&S Faculty Senate responds to all-college meeting

By | Feb 13, 2020

A message from the Ithaca College H&S Faculty Senate: 
In the wake of the all-college faculty meeting that took place on Thursday, Jan.

Open Letter: Voices of survivors must be acknowledged

By | Feb 21, 2018

The Ithaca College community has shown itself willing to begin this conversation but must acknowledge the voices of survivors and the harm that has been done.

Open Letter: Contingent faculty can be nominated for excellence awards

A large percentage of the professors at this college have been excluded from consideration since they started teaching here, and it’s beyond time they get the recognition they deserve.