The Student News Site of Ithaca College


The Student News Site of Ithaca College


The Student News Site of Ithaca College


Patricia Rodriguez, associate professor and chair of the Department of Politics, speaks at the Open the Books rally Nov. 14 at the main entrance of Ithaca College.

IC community holds protest against upcoming faculty cuts

By Arleigh Rodgers, Life & Culture Editor November 15, 2020
The crowd was protesting the administration’s decision to cut approximately 130 full-time equivalent faculty positions. 
IC Students for Labor Action and the Ithaca College Contingent Faculty Union will be occupying the Peggy Ryan Williams Center to protest what it claims to be unfair labor practice against three contingent faculty members.

Contingent faculty unions holds rally to celebrate contract

By Meaghan McElroy, Staff Writer March 29, 2017
The contingent faculty unions entered bargaining sessions with the goals of job security and higher compensation, which they reached.
Senior Peter Zibinski addresses reporters at an event held to support the contingent faculty union outside of an event celebrating the IC 20/20 on March 2.

Students react to contingent faculty strike

By Sierra Guardiola, Staff Writer March 22, 2017

Students at Ithaca College are in the midst of preparing for a strike being held by contingent faculty March 28 and 29. While some are throwing their support behind the faculty, others are wary as to how...

IC Students for Labor Action and the contingent faculty unions hold a quiet protest outside the Emerson Suites on March 2.

Contingent faculty wage silent protest at Board of Trustees dinner

By Ryan King, Staff Writer March 3, 2017
Members of IC Students for Labor Action and the contingent faculty unions held a "silent protest" outside the Emerson Suites on March 2.
Part-time, full-time contingent faculty and supporters hold protest outside of the main campus entrance on Feb. 20, 2017.

Faculty unions rally to send a message to prospective students

By Grace Elletson, News Editor February 20, 2017
Students held a sit-in to support contingent faculty at Ithaca College, while the Tompkins County Workers' Center held a rally outside on Feb. 20.
Pictured above is a previous rally held for the contingent faculty union. On Dec. 8, the union will be holding a press conference to discuss the possibility of holding  a strike vote next semester.

Community rallies in support of contingent faculty union

By Grace Elletson, Assistant News Editor October 19, 2016
IC Students for Labor Action organized a protest at Free Speech Rock outside Campus Center Oct. 19.
Contingent faculty held a teach-in Sept. 6 to educate the campus community about  their experiences working at Ithaca College and the unionization process.

Contingent faculty teach-in held to educate campus community

By Justin Henry, Staff Writer September 7, 2016
About 35 part- and full-time contingent faculty members and students at Ithaca College attended a teach-in presented by members of the contingent faculty union on Sept. 6 to hear updates on their experiences at the college and the unionization process.
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