The rally was prompted by the looming threats and attempts made by the Trump administration to defund Planned Parenthood, club members said.
Ithaca College’s Women and Gender Studies Program will host Gloria Joseph, professor emerita of Africana Studies at Hampshire College and partner of the late Audre Lorde, to discuss the poet’s life.
The Ithaca College Faculty Council has addressed confusion around whether or not faculty members lose the rights of tenure when they begin the process of phased retirement.
The familiar “Tom Rochon; no confidence” chant took a new form at POC at IC’s “Demands Walk-out” Dec. 11. POC at IC summoned Ithaca College President Tom Rochon to the stage at Free Speech Rock outside of Campus Center during a walk-out to hear a formal list of demands, with the crowd chanting: “Tom Rochon, resign.”
The Ithaca College Student Government Association passed a recommendation Oct. 5 calling for a “continuous effort” to implement an LGBTQ studies minor at the college by the fall of 2020.
Despite support from students and faculty members for developing a queer studies minor at Ithaca College, creating such a minor may take up to five years or more due to the complexity of developing courses and finding professors to teach those courses.