The Imagining Ithaca co-chairs presented an update on the work of the strategic planning steering committee Feb. 5.
Approximately 150 students, alumni, faculty and staff attended the first strategic planning kickoff event Sept. 27 in the Emerson Suites, which was hosted in an effort to get feedback from the communi
Bayoumi emphasized how negative perceptions of Muslim and Arab individuals throughout the United States have escalated since the terrorist attack in 2001.
“I am excited to invest in bold, innovative ideas generated by our campus community and in leadership opportunities that will empower our faculty, staff and students,” Collado said.
Vedat Demir, who was a visiting scholar-in-residence at Ithaca College from 2012–14 and researched political communication in federal election campaigns, has been imprisoned in Turkey without a set end-date.
The Faculty Council concluded the spring semester by welcoming in new council leadership and addressing goals that Benjamin Rifkin, provost and vice president for educational affairs, has for the coming year.
The Faculty Council is planning to distribute Ithaca College’s budget to all faculty with the attached criticism that it is “deeply lacking detail.” The council is also preparing to launch its diversity and inclusion database by the end of this week.
The Faculty Council created a diversity and inclusion task force to organize information and formulate a plan to combat problems of racial tensions on campus.