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Faculty Council reviews policy for graduation

By Skylar DiGuiseppe, Contributing Writer December 4, 2013
The commencement of Ithaca College’s Faculty Council meeting Dec. 3 began with just that: Commencement. At the meeting, the council also discussed the First-Year Reading Initiative, the possible reactivation of the Benefits Committee and a potential prohibition of presentations by student organizations at the meeting.
Learn a bit about Assistant Professor Kelly Dietz in this all new Instant facul-Tea!

Video: Instant facul-Tea – featuring Kelly Dietz

By Deanna Romanoff December 4, 2013

Members of the Faculty Council speak about communication efforts among committees at their monthly meeting Nov. 12 in Emerson Suites.

Faculty Council discusses communication with committees

By Michael Tkaczevski, Staff Writer November 13, 2013
The Ithaca College Faculty Council discussed its continued efforts to communicate with committees and the college on vetting experimental courses and negotiating the proposed intellectual property policy at its monthly meeting Nov. 12.
Part Two: ALANA students want more support

Part Two: ALANA students want more support

By Elma Gonzalez, Special Projects Manager October 24, 2013

When senior Cedrick-Michael Simmons, president of the Student Government Association, was a freshman, he almost transferred from Ithaca College. Coming from a predominantly white high school, Simmons expected...

College increases international students

By Kayla Dwyer, Contributing Writer October 2, 2013
As the Office of Admission finalized its enrollment numbers for 2013 on Tuesday, it revealed a two-fold increase in international student enrollment since 2009
From left, Faculty Council members, Deborah Rifkin, John Rosenthal  and Rebecca Lesses consider FYRI changes at their meeting Tuesday.

Faculty Council divided over FYRI

By Michael Tkaczevski, Assistant News Editor September 5, 2013
The Ithaca College Faculty Council began the year by brainstorming possible changes to the First-Year Reading Initiative.

College mourns loss of longtime professor

By Noreyana Fernando and Sage Daugherty September 5, 2013
Ithaca College mourns the loss of Eileen Kelly, professor of management, who passed away on September 2 after a battle with cancer.
College president Tom Rochon addresses the incoming class of 2017 at the Glazer Arena on Monday at this years Convocation

Ithaca College welcomes class of 2017 at this year’s Convocation

By Jack Curran, Online News Editor August 27, 2013
The class of 2017 officially began their time at Ithaca College on Monday with the 2013 Convocation. Faculty, alumni and students gathered in the Glazer Arena to welcome the incoming students.
Colleges consider accepting massive open online course credits

Colleges consider accepting massive open online course credits

By Nicole Ogrysko, Senior Writer April 24, 2013
As the price of four-year public and private universities increases nationwide, online education companies are offering up massive open online courses, MOOCs, as a way to bring higher education to students who cannot afford the traditional campus experience.
From left, Faculty Council members Bridget Bower, Jason Harrington and Julia Lapp discuss shared governance Tuesday in the A&E Center.

Faculty discuss shared governance at meeting

By Sabrina Knight, Assistant News Editor April 3, 2013
Ithaca College's Faculty Council discussed shared governance at its meeting Tuesday in the VIP Room of the A&E Center.
President Tom Rochon speaks to the Student Government Association at a meeting Monday, where he addressed student concerns and the colleges IC 20/20 10-year strategic plan.

Rochon discusses student concerns with SGA

By Noreyana Fernando, Assistant News Editor April 3, 2013
President Tom Rochon responds to student concerns during an SGA meeting Monday. Rochon also spoke about the IC 20/20 plan and the importance of the first year experience.

College seeks to bolster retention rates

By Sage Daugherty, Staff Writer March 7, 2013
Although Ithaca College exceeds the national averages for retention rates, the college is continuing to work on the issue of affordability.
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