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Across Disneys employee layoffs, lack of quality in their recent projects and underpaying of their visual effects workers, fans should question if Disney has lost its magic.

Column: Has Disney lost its magic?

By Evan Miller, Staff Writer March 8, 2023
When Disney CEO Bob Iger '73 announced that 7,000 employees were being laid off, the focus placed on new sequels seemed in poor taste for the company.
Junior Molly Fitzsimons believes that solely showcasing the most successful alumni as guest speakers gives a false impression to students about the reality of job hunting.

Commentary: Exceptional guest speakers create false assumptions

By Molly Fitzsimons March 8, 2023
Ithaca College has a habit of showcasing its previous students who have gone above and beyond in the industry,
The scholarship was established for incoming journalism, sports media or documentary studies students in the Roy H. Park School of Communications who demonstrate financial need and represent historically underrepresented communities.

Sophomore receives inaugural Iger-Bay Endowed Scholarship

By Elizabeth Kharabadze, Staff Writer September 2, 2021
Ithaca College sophomore Damani Madir is the inaugural recipient of the Iger-Bay Endowed Scholarship.
Bob Iger ’73, CEO of The Walt Disney Co., will take over the role of executive chairman to ease the transition until the end of his contract on Dec. 31, 2021. Iger has previously said he would be stepping down in 2021.

IC alum Bob Iger steps down as CEO of Disney

By Falyn Stempler, News Editor February 25, 2020
Bob Iger ’73, CEO of The Walt Disney Co., will be stepping down effective immediately, the Walt Disney Co. Board of Directors announced Feb. 25. 
The virtual open-conversation session was led by David Lissy ’87, chair of the board of trustees, and James Nolan ’77, vice chair of the board of trustees. About 55 people attended the event.

Board of Trustees to meet in Los Angeles for February meeting

By Falyn Stempler, News Editor February 12, 2020
This year’s annual February Ithaca College Board of Trustees meeting is taking place in Los Angeles from Feb. 12 to 13.
The couple Bob Iger ’73, CEO of The Walt Disney Co., and Willow Bay, dean of the University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, is funding the scholarship using the funds from Iger’s autobiography, “The Ride of a Lifetime,” which was released in September.

IC alumnus Bob Iger to fund new scholarship

By Madison Fernandez, News Editor December 11, 2019
Ithaca College to launch the Iger-Bay Endowed Scholarship to support students studying select majors in the Roy H. Park School of Communications.
Bob Iger ’73, CEO of The Walt Disney Co., will take over the role of executive chairman to ease the transition until the end of his contract on Dec. 31, 2021. Iger has previously said he would be stepping down in 2021.

IC alumnus Bob Iger joins Trump committee

By Max Denning, Staff Writer February 1, 2017
Ithaca College alumnus and CEO of the Walt Disney company Bob Iger ’73 is facing scrutiny for his relationship with President Donald Trump.
Bob Iger ’73, CEO of The Walt Disney Co., will take over the role of executive chairman to ease the transition until the end of his contract on Dec. 31, 2021. Iger has previously said he would be stepping down in 2021.

Disney CEO alumnus Bob Iger spoke about success strategy to IC

By Maura Aleardi, Community Engagement Manager October 27, 2016
Bob Iger ’73, high-caliber Ithaca College alumnus and CEO of Disney, came to visit his alma mater Oct. 26 to speak to the college community.
ITS restructuring brings Ithaca College into modern era

ITS restructuring brings Ithaca College into modern era

By Sophia Tulp, Staff Writer October 21, 2015
This occurrence and others inspired Roberts to take the lead in forming an initial Campus Wireless Working Group in collaboration with Information Technology Services. The group assessed the needs of the campus for better Wi-Fi connection, and the yearlong installation of 1,000 additional access points across campus, a project which cost $2.3 million, is complete as of Sept. 9.
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