The search for a new director for the Ithaca College London Center (ICLC) has concluded after several leadership changes in recent years.
News Editor Sophia Tulp and Assistant News Editor Grace Elletson spoke with Linda Petrosino, who assumed the role as interim provost once before in 2014, to discuss her role, initiatives that will be continued this year and an idea of the leadership strategy for the college.
The Ithaca College administration took a different approach to the biannual All-College Meeting on Aug. 18. Instead of the traditional meeting structure consisting of updates on the budget, enrollment data or upcoming initiatives, President Tom Rochon focused on two “commitments” to the campus community — diversity and inclusion, and shared governance.
For Fall 2015, 118 students are enrolled at the London Center, according to Office of Institutional Research data. This is more than double the 55 students who enrolled in the program in 2014 and is also significantly higher than the average of 48 students who studied at the center from 2003 to 2014.
The director of the Ithaca College London Center has announced his plans to retire after 18 years in the position and a total of 40 years with the college.
This semester, Ithaca College faculty and staff looking to organize short-term study abroad programs for students will have to go through the Office of International Programs.
I’ll be going to the London Center next semester. It’s really exciting, of course. I’ve never been to Europe before and this coming semester should allow me to attend an English Premiere League game and English cricket and rugby games as well as just generally experience the sensation of what it’s like to be in…