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The Student News Site of Ithaca College

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The Student News Site of Ithaca College

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The college is expanding on its strategies that increase yield while utilizing new marketing campaigns to increase enrollment and initiating outreach to students to improve retention. Since Fall 2018, enrollment has decreased from 6,517 students to 5,054 students in Fall 2022 — a 22% decline — according to the college’s Office of Analytics and Institutional Research.

Yield increases while college works to improve enrollment and retention

By Noa Ran-Ressler, Staff Writer October 26, 2022
Ithaca College’s enrollment has exceeded its target in Fall 2022, but campus administration is still working on solutions to increase prospective student engagement and retention.
Laurie Koehler, former  senior vice provost for enrollment and the student experience at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C., will now serve as Ithaca Colleges vice president for marketing and enrollment strategy.

Collado appoints Laurie Koehler to senior leadership team

June 17, 2019
Ithaca College President Shirley M. Collado announced June 11 that Laurie Koehler will be vice president for marketing and enrollment strategy.
The Facts in Brief for 2017–18 was the first with a disclaimer indicating that there were students who did not report a binary gender who were not represented in the released data.

Nonbinary students missing from college data

By Mary Rand, Staff Writer October 10, 2018
At Ithaca College, there is an annual collection of analytical information about all students, which is organized into a document called Facts in Brief.
SUNY schools have decided to remove the question from their applications asking if students have committed a felony after finding that it deterred some students from applying.

SUNYs ban felony application question but IC will not follow

By Sierra Guardiola, Contributing writer October 26, 2016
State universities in New York will omit the question on their college application that asks potential students if they have committed a felony.
In light of recent court decisions on same-sex marriage, it has come into question whether there should be a push for LGBT diversity in the workplace.

Commentary: Workplaces should advocate for LGBT diversity

By Cory Young September 30, 2015
When I think of what LGBT diversity in the workplace refers to, I first have to check myself at the door.

Online application increases visibility

By Frances Johnson December 12, 2013

When I applied to colleges, I used the Common Application for four schools, including Ithaca College. It was convenient; I filled out one seven- or eight-page form that was sent to all of the schools on...

Do cost calculators add up to student tuition?

By Kevin McCall September 30, 2011
Starting in approximately one month, all Title IV institutions that enroll full-time, first time or certificate seeking undergraduate students will be mandated to include a net price calculator as a resource for prospective students to determine how much they will have to pay for their education after federal or institutional grants. Put into effect into…
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