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The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

Following faculty reductions made to realign the faculty-to-student ratio, one of the many recommendations made was for departments to revise their curricula.

Curricular revisions alter course requirements for students

By Lorien Tyne, News Editor April 27, 2023
Departments across Ithaca College have been undergoing major curricular revisions as part of the objectives in the Shape of the College.
President La Jerne Cornish said in an announcement that this temporary child care partnership with the Coddington Road Community Center’s preschool and afterschool programs could be a trial for more permanent on-campus child care.

Circles Community Center may become temporary child care facility

By Noa Ran-Ressler, Assistant News Editor March 29, 2023
Starting July 2023, the College Circle Apartments Community Building may be an annex for the Coddington Road Community Center’s preschool and afterschool programs.
Around 100 members of the campus community attended the gathering in Emerson Suites, where President La Jerne Cornish spoke about how the 2022–23 academic year has been progressing so far.  Cornish thanked the campus community for their work during the first half of the fall semester.

President’s Cabinet members give updates at State of the College

By Syd Pierre, News Editor October 19, 2022
Ithaca College President La Jerne Cornish and members of the President’s Cabinet gave updates to the campus community about enrollment, finances and student life at the State of the College gathering.
Ithaca College President Shirley M. Collado’s monthly base compensation increased by $1,039 to $41,174 per month during the 2019–20 fiscal year.

After saying her salary would freeze, President Collado’s compensation rose

By Alexis Manore and Elijah de Castro May 5, 2022
Despite claiming multiple times that she froze her salary during the 2019–20 academic year, former Ithaca College President Shirley M. Collado’s monthly base compensation increased by $1,039 to $41,17
Beginning of Cornish presidency elicits mixed reactions

Beginning of Cornish presidency elicits mixed reactions

By Alexis Manore March 12, 2022
While many members of IC are happy to have a president who is familiar with the college some are raising concerns about transparency in the search.
Lauren Suna 20 writes about why she thinks an open search for the 10th president of Ithaca College is necessary. She also voices her dissatisfaction with the state of the college and its previous leadership.

Commentary: The importance of an open presidential search

By Lauren Suna February 3, 2022
Ithaca forever they say? I and many others say that our pride and love for Ithaca College has been dashed by poor leadership from the administration
After Shirley M. Collado, former president of Ithaca College, departed her position, the college has established a new scholarship that will aim to give tuition assistance to first-generation students in her name. 

New scholarship established in Shirley Collado’s name

By Elijah de Castro, News Editor February 2, 2022
Collado will be receiving the Latin honor President Emerita — a Latin honors distinction awarded when one leaves an institution that allows them to retain the title of their position.
Ivy Walz served as the interim dean of the School of Music during the 2021–22 academic year. In 2020, Walz stepped into an administrative role as assistant dean after former dean Karl Paulnack stepped down at the end of the 2019–20 academic year. 

Ithaca College announces School of Music, Theatre and Dance

By Elijah de Castro, News Editor January 25, 2022
On July 1, the Ithaca College School of Music and the Department of Theatre Arts will merge to create the School of Music, Theatre and Dance.
Tim Downs, vice president of Finance and Administration and chief financial officer, said the college is a tuition-dependent institution and that room and board make about 90% of the net operating revenue. Tuition for the 2021–22 academic year is $46,610 on top of the $6,868 standard meal plan and a double room cost of $8,976.

IC community discusses budget cuts and tuition amid pandemic

By Lorien Tyne, Contributing Writer October 20, 2021
The Ithaca College community is adjusting both to the residual effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the college’s budget and the strategic plan Ithaca Forever.
From left, Laurie Koehler, vice president for Marketing and Enrollment Strategy, interim president La Jerne Cornish, and David Weil, chief information officer of Information Technology, at the State of the College gathering Oct. 5.

SLT gives updates at the State of the College gathering

By Caitlin Holtzman, News Editor October 6, 2021
The Ithaca College SLT gave updates regarding the college’s enrollment, finances and goals for the 2021–22 academic year at the State of the College gathering Oct. 5. 
After Shirley M. Collado, former president of Ithaca College, departed her position, the college has established a new scholarship that will aim to give tuition assistance to first-generation students in her name. 

Ithaca College President Shirley M. Collado to step down

By Alexis Manore, Editor in Chief July 8, 2021
Ithaca College President Shirley M. Collado is stepping down from her position and will leave the college Jan. 10, 2022.
Anna Gardner 19 graduated with degrees in film, photography and visual arts and art history. While at Ithaca College, she was an inaugural Presidential Fellow.

Commentary: Academic Program Prioritization neglects space for campus grief

By Anna Gardner February 17, 2021
Staff and contingent faculty are my friends. Hardly any campuswide acknowledgement of their furloughs-turned-to-layoffs has occurred.
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