The head of the ICC brought the issue of students’ struggling to complete their ICC requirements to the Faculty Council on Feb. 7.
The Ithaca College Faculty Council passed two Academic Policy Committee (APC) proposals at its September meeting. One aims to ensure student anonymity in student evaluations, and the other attempts to quicken the approval process for APC policies.
Two new Ithaca College Dana professors were announced Aug. 30, after changes were made to the professorship program by the Faculty Council and subsequently approved by the Executive Committee of the Dana Foundation this past February.
Ithaca College’s senior leadership has seen a significant number of administrative departures, leaving the college with uncertainty about what will be accomplished throughout the remainder of his tenure.
Following a summer of work by the presidential search committee, meeting and vetting candidates, the search for a new president of Ithaca College has been narrowed to under 30 candidates. The committee’s stated goal is to select a new president of the college by the end of 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.
Ithaca College has set a date range for administering its second campus climate survey, which will assess how the community feels about living and learning at the institution.