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IC AAUP circulates petition to reject faculty and program cuts

By | Feb 18, 2021

The petition asks for increased shared governance, an extended timeline and increased financial transparency throughout the Academic Program Prioritization (APP) process.


Ithaca College faculty are paid less than at other institutions

By | Apr 28, 2016

Professors at Ithaca College are paid less than their counterparts at similar four-year private colleges in New York state. Despite this data, some faculty and administrators believe it is not fair to compare these other institutions in New York state to the college.


Contingent faculty unionizing together follows a national trend

By | Apr 26, 2016

Concerns about working conditions for contingent faculty members have led to an increase in unionization recently, with part- and full-time contingent faculty sometimes joining together in bargaining units.


Ithaca College faculty salaries remain with average

By | Apr 15, 2015

The American Association of University Professors released a comprehensive report April 13 on faculty salaries at higher education institutions, showing the first single-digit increase since the Great Recession while arguing that they are still underpaid.


Faculty Council discusses tenure updates

By | Jan 22, 2014

The Faculty Council discussed updates for the Faculty Handbook concerning faculty tenure at its meeting Jan. 21.


Revamped tenure system goes beyond the classroom

By | Oct 23, 2011

During the economically challenging times that institutions of higher education face, tenure is a situational aspect of employment that no longer gives faculty a free ride throughout their careers. The development of post-tenure reviews to assess performance in the classroom and relation to students has taken place during the past decade. The American Association of…