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Members of the Ithaca College five-year strategic plan design committee led a feedback session for students, alumni, faculty and staff at the first kickoff event Sept. 27.

Strategic plans outlines goals for IC over next five years

By Sam Haut, Senior Writer August 28, 2019
After approximately a year of planning Ithaca College’s five-year strategic plan, Imagining Ithaca, was released to the campus community Aug. 16.

College Briefs March 2

March 1, 2017

Changes in place for Fall 2017 class registration processes Ithaca College has made changes to Fall 2017 registration, which begins April 4. In an effort to ease the stress and anticipation during the...

Junior Tate Johnson addressed the crowd of an anti-racism rally held Dec. 11 at Free Speech Rock at Ithaca College, during which attendees voiced their criticisms of President Tom Rochon. Rochon was called upon to speak at the event.

Success with addressing campus racial issues varies nationwide

By Grace Elletson, Staff Writer April 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.
Puspa Amri, assistant professor for the Department of Economics, stands in the living room of her home in Ithaca. Amri said she advertised herself to renters online before she moved from California.

Ithaca College faculty struggle to find adequate housing

By Grace Elletson, Staff Writer November 4, 2015
Ithaca College faculty are faced with the challenge of finding both affordable and suitable housing in Ithaca — a city that isn’t necessarily known for either, said several faculty who have experienced the housing and rental market.

Editorial: College produces noteworthy number of Fulbrights

February 11, 2015
The college has received high praise from the Chronicle of Higher Education for being a “top producer of Fulbright students.”

Rachel Reuben announces departure

By Kayla Dwyer, News Editor June 5, 2014
Rachel Reuben, associate vice president for marketing communications, will be vice president for communications at Colgate University.

College considers new internet provider

By Gillian Nigro, Senior Writer October 24, 2013

As Ithaca College struggles with complaints of poor Wi-Fi connectivity across campus since last semester, officials said the college’s six-year contract with Apogee, its Internet provider for students...

College increases international students

By Kayla Dwyer, Contributing Writer October 2, 2013
As the Office of Admission finalized its enrollment numbers for 2013 on Tuesday, it revealed a two-fold increase in international student enrollment since 2009
Colleges consider accepting massive open online course credits

Colleges consider accepting massive open online course credits

By Nicole Ogrysko, Senior Writer April 24, 2013
As the price of four-year public and private universities increases nationwide, online education companies are offering up massive open online courses, MOOCs, as a way to bring higher education to students who cannot afford the traditional campus experience.
Breaking the bank

Breaking the bank

By Sage Daugherty, Staff Writer April 10, 2013
With student loan debt accumulating and the cost of living on the rise, experts encourage students to become more conscious of their spending habits.

A new market of personalized education

By The Ithacan February 8, 2012
Have it your way. Customization has become integral to more institutions as the escalation of digital technology branches out to all aspects of our lives.

Revamped tenure system goes beyond the classroom

By Kevin McCall October 22, 2011
During the economically challenging times that institutions of higher education face, tenure is a situational aspect of employment that no longer gives faculty a free ride throughout their careers. The development of post-tenure reviews to assess performance in the classroom and relation to students has taken place during the past decade. The American Association of…
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