In the following letter, we address issues with the current ICC diversity credit and outline our suggestions for its revitalization.
Although well-intentioned, this line of thinking is far from perfect — in fact, we found multiple issues with the “diversity” perspective of the ICC.
A year into his tenure as the Integrative Core Curriculum director, Vincent DeTuri said he and the Committee on College-Wide Requirements are planning to make the ICC more manageable by changing some of its requirements after facing complaints among faculty and students that there are still many problems with the ICC.
The number of Ithaca College students entering college with transfer credits from high school is increasing. With these credits, some students have the ability to graduate early, but many still choose to utilize their four years.