Most courses in vocational studies, such as business or law, do not do enough to foster critical-thinking skills.
We write to express our support for the efforts of the contingent faculty at Ithaca College — many of whom are housed in the School of Humanities and Sciences — to hold a vote upon whether or not to join the part-time faculty in unionizing.
The third of four finalists for the position of dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences came to Ithaca College on Dec. 8 to do interviews and meet with administrators, faculty, staff and students. Heather Lobban-Viravong, associate dean and associate professor of English at Grinnell College, interviewed to replace Leslie Lewis.
Ithaca College acquires a single-crysyal X-ray diffractor, making the college’s chemistry program one of the few in the country that uses the machine for undergraduate-level research.