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President La Jerne Cornish acknowledged the recent civil lawsuit against the college and announced her election to two board positions during her remarks.

College leadership predicts increase in faculty hiring and student enrollment, deficit decrease

By Ryan Johnson, Assistant News Editor January 24, 2024
Faculty, staff, alumni and students of Ithaca College gathered Jan. 23 in Emerson Suites to attend the Spring 2024 All-College Gathering. During the session, college leadership acknowledged the recent civil lawsuit against the college, faculty hiring, student enrollment and the budget outlook for the 2023–2024 fiscal year (FY24).
Provost Melanie Stein discussed a retreat in early January attended by members of the Board of Trustees, Faculty Council and Presidents Cabinetin where they talked about major challenges facing the college.

All-College Gathering discusses challenges at IC and solutions

By Lorien Tyne, News Editor January 29, 2023
Faculty, staff and some students attended the All-College Gathering on Jan. 26. College leadership spent the noon hour speaking about student success and shared governance.
From left, freshman Alexia Michitti, junior Ben Gutchess and freshman Helen Adair wait for their COVID-19 test results during Spring 2022 check-in.

IC reports successful reopening following low COVID-19 cases

By Lorien Tyne, Assistant News Editor February 9, 2022
After an increase in COVID-19 cases in December 2021, Ithaca College has cautiously welcomed back its students, faculty and staff for Spring 2022. 
IC lowers COVID-19 operating status to green

IC lowers COVID-19 operating status to green

By Lorien Tyne, Assistant News Editor February 4, 2022
After opening at a yellow operating status and holding its first week of classes online, Ithaca College has lowered its COVID-19 operating status.
Editorial: Celebration at All-College Gathering is unfitting

Editorial: Celebration at All-College Gathering is unfitting

By The Ithacan February 3, 2022
On Feb. 1, La Jerne Cornish, interim president of Ithaca College, facilitated an All-College Gathering for students, staff and faculty.
Interim President La Jerne Cornish began the meeting by introducing the speakers and thanking faculty, staff and students for making the return to campus and in-person classes possible.

Senior Leadership Team updates IC at All-College Gathering

By Lorien Tyne, Assistant News Editor February 2, 2022
The Ithaca College Senior Leadership Team updated the college community at the All College Gathering on Feb. 1. 
Editorial: Questions left unanswered after All-College Gathering

Editorial: Questions left unanswered after All-College Gathering

By The Ithacan September 2, 2021
The meeting was a lot of fluff and a lot of promises. There was no plan outlined for any of the concerns members of the college community has expressed.
Approximately 50 people attended the gathering held in the Emerson Suites during the noon hour. The gathering was also livestreamed for campus community members who were unable to attend in person.

Interim president Cornish welcomed IC community at gathering

By Caitlin Holtzman, News Editor September 2, 2021
La Jerne Cornish, interim president of Ithaca College, welcomed students, faculty and staff back to campus at the All-College Gathering Aug. 31.
Interim president La Jerne Cornish at the Class of 2025 Convocation Aug. 18. Cornish’s term begins Aug. 30 and former President Shirley M. Collado moves to the position of senior advisor to the interim president and the board of trustees.

Board of Trustees welcome interim president La Jerne Cornish

By Caitlin Holtzman, News Editor August 30, 2021
Interim president La Jerne Cornish’s term begins Aug. 30. She will address the college for the first time in her new role Aug. 31 at the All-College Gathering.
Ithaca College President Shirley M. Collado and seniors Connor Shea, president of the Student Governance Council (SGC), and Abigail Murtha, senate chair of the SGC, speak at the All-College Gathering on Feb. 9.

Collado addresses faculty cuts and IC’s financial health

By Alexis Manore, News Editor February 10, 2021
President Shirley M. Collado spoke about the financial state of the college at the All-College Gathering on Feb. 9. 
Editorial: Lack of specificity at All-College Gathering is concerning

Editorial: Lack of specificity at All-College Gathering is concerning

By The Ithacan September 25, 2020
Even if some of this information is being discussed in faculty meetings, it is insulting to students that they are not aware of this information.
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