As of the second to last week of the fall semester, the committee has not announced any new findings, nor have any policy changes been proposed.
Ithaca College’s “IC 20/20” strategic plan will wrap up in Spring 2017, allowing the next president of the college to implement their own larger vision for the college.
Ithaca College is taking the first major step toward reaccreditation by putting together the first drafts of a report that analyzes how the college is meeting certain standards.
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.
Ithaca College is in the beginning stages of The Middle States Commission on Higher Education reaccreditation process, a procedure to evaluate if the college is reaching certain standards of quality higher education.
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.
Many Ithaca College honors students are having difficulty completing the honors program since it underwent structural changes in Fall 2013. Students say the new requirements are too complicated, numerous and restrictive.
With the addition of a new credit-accommodating theme, the college has designed its unique Integrative Core Curriculum program to help transfer students pick up where they left off.