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Open Letter: Presidential search must remain open

By | May 24, 2016

If the search committee values a process that is transparent, engaging, and most importantly, inclusive, we cannot possibly have anything but an open process. We are trying to mend the wounds of our campus community, not forget them.


Open Letter: Sport Studies program should be reinstated

By | Apr 27, 2016

I want to share with you the hypocrisies, inconsistencies, and lack of judgment the administration has displayed in eliminating Sport Studies.


Open Letter: Ithaca College staff break public silence

By | Dec 17, 2015

We are aware of and committed to eradicating institutional racism and intimidation, and to ensuring justice and equity in all experiences of our students of color and all other marginalized communities.


Open Letter: Ithaca College alumni stand with POC at IC

By | Dec 16, 2015

As our alma mater experiences a historic wave of student and campus-wide activism against the irresponsibility and injustices taking place under Tom Rochon’s presidency, we Ithaca College alumni stand with POC at IC and express our utter lack of confidence in President Tom Rochon.


Open Letter: Contingent faculty voice support for activism

By | Dec 9, 2015

We wish to express our confidence that serious, conscientious changes in campus governance will make the College stronger and safer for everyone.



Open Letter: Faculty make list of complaints against Rochon

By | Nov 18, 2015

We have not seen this degree of widespread distress, anger, and dissatisfaction since President James Whalen’s years (1975-1997).


Open Letter: Current and former SGA representatives express lack of confidence in Rochon

Rochon’s disinterest in improving the student experience has all but ensured the current climate on South Hill.


Open Letter: Faculty object to top-down administrative hires

By | Nov 17, 2015

We strongly oppose the recent decision by President Tom Rochon to create a “Chief Diversity Officer” position at Ithaca College.


Open Letter: H&S faculty argue for Rochon no confidence vote

By | Nov 16, 2015

As our rationale for an all-college vote of no confidence, we focus upon two explicit failures of the President’s administration.


Open Letter: Official statement from POC at IC after walkout

By | Nov 11, 2015

The removal of a College president is possible and the reason why this should be considered for IC is very clear.


Open Letter: The Case Against Tom Rochon

By | Nov 7, 2015

“The Case Against Tom Rochon” is the document passed out by members of POC at IC at Ithaca College’s Family Weekend. It is unclear where the document originated.