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November 19, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

Diversity officer position search put on hold

By | Oct 25, 2017

Ithaca College President Shirley M. Collado announced that Roger Richardson will no longer hold the interim chief diversity officer position.

Chief Diversity Officer search delayed until Fall

By | Mar 24, 2017

Swensen said he thinks it is a good idea to delay the search until Collado’s arrival, especially considering her experience with diversity initiatives.

College Briefs March 23

By The Ithacan | Mar 22, 2017

All Ithaca College students safe after London Parliament attack
All Ithaca College students studying abroad at the Ithaca College London Center have been reported safe following an attack outside of British Parliament in London the afternoon of March 22.

IC administration lists priorities at All-College Meeting

By | Aug 23, 2016

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.

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.

Editorial: Chief diversity officer position is questionable

By The Ithacan | Apr 20, 2016

The college already has a role that fulfills this job description: the associate provost for diversity, inclusion and engagement.

Ithaca College reconsiders chief diversity officer position

By | Apr 20, 2016

President Tom Rochon said he is considering other options for the position — to have one position or transform it into a council. He said he is relying on the Council of Diversity and Inclusion to make a recommendation on how he should proceed.

Editorial: College should pay mind to original action plan

By The Ithacan | Mar 2, 2016

It would appear that making the plan was a tactical move to save face.

Q&A: Richardson discusses role as chief diversity officer

By | Nov 18, 2015

“These are not new issues. They’re not new issues for our nation. They’re not new issues for institutions of higher education.”

Open Letter: Faculty object to top-down administrative hires

By | Nov 17, 2015

We strongly oppose the recent decision by President Tom Rochon to create a “Chief Diversity Officer” position at Ithaca College.

Open Letter: Official statement from POC at IC after walkout

By | Nov 11, 2015

The removal of a College president is possible and the reason why this should be considered for IC is very clear.

College announces new chief diversity officer position

By | Nov 11, 2015

Ithaca College announced the creation of a new position at the college, chief diversity officer, Nov. 10, focused on addressing student concern about racism and cultural bias.