A collection of news stories that occurred during Summer 2017 in Ithaca.
Faculty Council discusses implementing a college paid family leave policy, doing a Faculty Load Service Survey and issues arising with DegreeWorks.
The Ithaca College Contingent Faculty Union has also been requesting the college adopt the specific family leave policy laid out in the law.
Just four questions were asked during the Q&A portion of a diversity and inclusion panel held Sept. 13. Among them was an anonymously submitted question about how the administration would continue to prioritize these initiatives amid high administrative turnover.
The Ithaca College administration took a different approach to the biannual All-College Meeting on Aug. 18. Instead of the traditional meeting structure consisting of updates on the budget, enrollment data or upcoming initiatives, President Tom Rochon focused on two “commitments” to the campus community — diversity and inclusion, and shared governance.
Brian Dickens has been chosen as the new vice president of human resources at Ithaca College. Dickens was officially named to the position Feb. 26. His responsibilities at the college will include overseeing benefits and compensation, payroll, and diversity and inclusion.