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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

August 22, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

Letter to the Editor: New president right fit for IC

By | Mar 1, 2017

However, from what she’s said and how she’s chosen to say it, I got the sense that she has an intuitive understanding of the kind of president IC needs.

Open Letter: Politics professors support union efforts

We call on the administration to ensure that adjunct faculty per-credit pay for teaching is equitably based on that of full-time contingent faculty.

Letter to the Editor: Administration’s diversity actions questionable

By | Sep 21, 2016

I feel that the manner in which Tom Rochon’s administration is going about implementing its diversity initiatives is both gimmicky and opportunistic.

Q&A: Ithaca College professor taught Islam class in Russia

By | Aug 31, 2016

In July 2016, politics professor Asma Barlas taught a seminar on Islam at St. Petersburg State University in Russia.

Open Letter: Faculty present questions on presidential search

By | Jun 16, 2016

“We expect you to answer some lingering questions about the details of the process more directly.”

Success with addressing campus racial issues varies nationwide

By | Apr 27, 2016

During the Fall 2015 semester, colleges and universities across the country were rocked by student protests addressing racial tensions on campuses. Ithaca College was also affected by these issues, and it is among many other institutions that are now trying to heal their communities while also facing losses in enrollment and retention.

Rochon visits Chris Burch to discuss relationship with college

By | Apr 27, 2016

President Tom Rochon visited J. Christopher Burch ’76, CEO of Burch Creative Capital and co-founder of the Tory Burch women’s fashion label, at his resort in Sumba, Indonesia, in March to discuss how Burch’s relationship with the college would continue.

Q&A: Professors critique diversity initiatives

By | Apr 13, 2016

INSIGHT Into Diversity, a magazine dealing with diversity leadership on college campuses, published short statements provided by the two in the April print issue and online in March.

Ithaca College faculty respond to Rochon stepping down

By | Jan 27, 2016

Faculty at Ithaca College have expressed mixed reactions to the early retirement of President Tom Rochon. Some believe it was the right call, some feel Rochon should leave the college sooner, while others said Rochon did not deserve the criticism he received.

Letter to the Editor: Professor criticizes Board of Trustees

By | Jan 19, 2016

Instead of scolding the very people on whom Rochon and the Board will be relying to keep the college functioning, the Board might want to rethink its tone and scope of authority.

Ithaca College faculty vote no confidence in President Rochon

By , | Dec 14, 2015

A majority of faculty members have voted no confidence in President Tom Rochon as the results of the Faculty Council no confidence vote were released the morning of Dec. 14.

Ithaca College President Tom Rochon has complex tenure

By | Nov 19, 2015

Tom Rochon has been president of Ithaca College since July 2008. His tenure has seen several campus initiatives, but it has also been marked by campus controversies and problems with the college’s racial climate.