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Pictured from left to right is Julie Dorsey, Deborah Rifkin and Jean Hardwick. They oppose the Faculty Council issuing a vote of no confidence following faculty cuts.

Commentary: Going on a path forward following faculty cuts

By Deborah Rifkin, Jean Hardwick, and Julie Dorsey March 10, 2021
It would be strategic for us to work on healing these traumas and learning how to offer each other compassion, even within stark disagreement.
Ithaca College President Tom Rochon and Tom Grape, chair of the Board of Trustees, speak to each other at POC at ICs Oct. 21 protest. Ithaca College has announced the third-party firm tasked with finding the next president of the college.

Q&A: Trustees discuss campus climate and Rochon’s future

By Aidan Quigley, News Editor December 4, 2015

Following major protests by student group POC at IC, students at Ithaca College have voted “no confidence” in President Tom Rochon. A faculty no confidence vote is in progress. News Editor Aidan...

Ithaca Colleges votes have made the college one of 132 schools nationwide that have held votes of no confidence in their academic presidents in the last 25 years.

IC votes of no confidence similar to actions nationwide

By Sophia Tulp, Staff Writer December 2, 2015
Ithaca College’s Student Government Association’s recently completed vote of no confidence on President Tom Rochon and the faculty vote of no confidence currently underway can be understood in the context of similar actions at colleges and universities nationwide.

Letter to the Editor: Alum calls for Rochon’s resignation

By Nick Tarant November 22, 2015
The summary is, Rochon's priorities (and potentially heart) aren't what Ithaca College really needs, now.
Derek Adams, assistant professor in the Department of English, speaks to approximately 200 people in Textor 102 at the teach-in Nov. 19.

Faculty hold teach-in on Rochon vote of no confidence

By Ana Borruto, Staff Writer November 22, 2015
Around 200 people attended the event, filling all the seats in the room, and those who couldn’t find a seat lined up along the walls.
Faculty members hold signs and chant Tom Rochon: No confidence  during the Oct. 27 meeting in the Athletics and Events Center.

Faculty no confidence teach-in scheduled for Thursday

By Sophia Tulp, Staff Writer November 17, 2015
A teach-in focusing on the racial climate at Ithaca College, the no confidence votes in President Rochon and other recent campus issues will be held Nov. 19 in Textor 102 during the noon hour.
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