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In Fall 2019, then Provost and now President La Jerne Cornish announced the decision to phase out the honors program to the Honors Steering Committee.

Students and faculty impacted by honors program phasing out

By Leila Marcillo-Gomez, Assistant Photo Editor August 31, 2022
The decision to phase out the honors program has led to confusion and disappointment for some of the students and faculty that have been involved in it.
Freshman Sam Pekola studies in the honors student lounge in the Peggy Ryan Williams Center. The honors program will be moving from the garden level of the Peggy Ryan Williams Center to Mueller Faculty Center in Summer 2020.

Honors Program to be restructured in School of H&S

By Alexis Manore, Assistant News Editor December 11, 2019
The Ithaca College Honors Program is undergoing changes that will move the program to the School of Humanities and Sciences.
Thomas Pfaff, professor in the Department of Mathematics,  has interacted with Ithaca College administrators often as the former Honors Program director for three and a half years and as a faculty member.

IC struggles to find Honors Program director candidates

By Sophia Tulp, Staff Writer October 19, 2016
No candidates have formally applied to be director of the Ithaca College Honors Program, with less than two months until the position becomes vacant. The two most recent directors say this underscores
From left: Tom Pfaff, Honors Program director and professor in the Department of Mathematics, and Patricia Spencer, faculty director for service learning in the Office of Civic Engagement and assistant professor in the Department of Writing, will step down from their positions claiming a lack of support from the Ithaca College administration.

Two Ithaca College faculty directors to step down

By Kyle Arnold, Assistant News Editor May 4, 2016
Two Ithaca College administrators have announced they will be stepping down from their positions, claiming a lack of administrative support from the college.
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