I recently read the article entitled, “Ithaca College sees lowest enrollment since 2008,” and was not surprised by what I saw.
Ithaca College has steadily increased its number of minority students at a rate comparable to the national average. However, among its peer group of institutions, the college still lags behind.
Even though administrators were willing to absorb critiques and recommendations about addressing racial inequality on campus, the response was always the same: inaction.
Ithaca College has set a date range for administering its second campus climate survey, which will assess how the community feels about living and learning at the institution.
Staff Writer Justin Henry spoke with the Student Government Association president-elect, Marieme Foote, to discuss challenges facing the campus community and how she plans to “reimagine SGA” to address them.
Throughout the month of April, the Asian American Alliance will be hosting a series of events as part of Focus Asia Month, which will focus on embracing Asian-American culture and identity.
Social justice advocacy from groups that seek to amplify the voices of marginalized students has forced the campus community to reconsider itself as a diverse and welcoming place.
The list of professors at Ithaca College who were awarded tenure for 2015–16 was announced Feb. 21. However, missing from the list were the names of the professors that POC at IC demanded be given immediate tenure.
A work group formed in October 2015 between Residential Life and Public Safety is currently focusing on the creation of a community review board to make decisions about concerns regarding Public Safety.