The Ithaca College Faculty Council began the year by brainstorming possible changes to the First-Year Reading Initiative.
Changes to the First Year Residential Experience include new events RAs will organize for incoming freshmen. RAs are voicing their concerns about the increased workload.
Mounted frustration at Ithaca College with the speed of the implementation of IC 20/20 has brought forth questions about how Middle States, Ithaca College’s regional accreditor, is linked to new curriculum deadlines.
Faculty have scheduled a meeting with President Tom Rochon and Marist Kelly, provost and vice president for educational affairs, to address dissatisfaction with input in college decisions.
Kicking off the new academic year, Ithaca College faculty, staff and administrators continue to work behind the scenes to gradually implement the 15 different initiatives of IC 20/20, a 10-year vision plan for overhauling the college’s current curricular and structural system.
The Academic Policy Committee has approved Ithaca College’s new Integrative Core Curriculum, according to an Intercom release penned by Marisa Kelly, provost and vice president of academic affairs.