The proposed Ithaca College Center for Climate Justice will no longer be launched at the college due to the APP process.
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.
Thirteen undergraduate teacher education majors at Ithaca College will be discontinued but most will be substituted with equivalent graduate programs.
Ithaca College will be terminating faculty members — including faculty of color — as a part of the APP process, but it is unclear how many faculty of color will be affected.
Ithaca College administrators held a Q&A session with students regarding their concerns with the Academic Prioritization Program process March 4.
A robust commitment to collaborative shared governance is needed now to move the college through this dark time and ensure that the college thrives.