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UPDATED: New Vice President of HR named at Ithaca College

By Michael Tkaczevski, Senior Writer February 28, 2016
Brian Dickens has been chosen as the new vice president of human resources at Ithaca College. Dickens was officially named to the position Feb. 26. His responsibilities at the college will include overseeing benefits and compensation, payroll, and diversity and inclusion.
From left: Sergeant invesitigator Tom Dunn and Andrew Kosinuk, crime prevention and community events liaison, communicate with the FBI.

Ithaca College experiences multiple email scams

By Ana Borruto, Contributing Writer February 4, 2015
Ithaca College students returned from winter break on Jan. 21 to find an FBI notice about an investigation regarding two scams that are targeting college students and faculty.

Editorial: College must release results of campus-climate survey

December 10, 2014

This semester, the Ithaca College administration created a discussion group to review the results of the Fall 2012 Campus Acceptance, Inclusion and Fairness Survey. Though this is a step in the right direction,...

Linda Petrosino, interim provost and vice president for educational affairs, said her discussion group has been talking about the campus climate, including the possibility of a second survey.

Results of 2012 college campus survey remain unannounced

By Kayla Dwyer and Mark Prowse December 10, 2014
The Ithaca College community is still waiting for the release of the 2012 college-wide campus climate survey.
From left: Nancy Pringle, vice president and general counsel of legal affairs, and Heather Dichter,  assistant professor of sport management and media, attended the Faculty Council meeting on Nov. 11.

Ithaca College Faculty Council looks to advance campus policies

By Ramya Vijayagopal, Assistant News Editor November 12, 2014
Ithaca College administrators discussed employee benefits, honorary degree nominations and shared governance at the Nov. 11 meeting.

Ithaca College staff to undergo sexual harassment training

By Maura Aleardi, Contributing Writer September 30, 2014
The Ithaca College administration has instructed staff to complete an online sexual harassment training program by the end of October.
College sees increase in adjunct faculty

College sees increase in adjunct faculty

By Kira Maddox, Proofreader April 23, 2014
Employment trends at Ithaca College show a noticeable increase in the number of part-time, per-course faculty employed in higher education.

College returns benefits to same-sex couples

By Stephen Adams, Assistant Multimedia Editor March 26, 2014
As the April 15 Internal Revenue Service tax-filing deadline approaches, Ithaca College professors and staff members in same-sex marriages will, for the first time, not have to pay income taxes on the college-sponsored health care plan they share with their same-sex spouses.
The Student Government Association unanimously voted to approve a task force to increase awareness of microaggression on campus.

SGA pushes for campus inclusion and release of survey data

By Faith Meckley, Staff Writer February 12, 2014
SGA has launched a task force to combat microaggressions and push the administration to release the results of the campus climate survey from 2012.
The Campus Acceptance, Inclusion and Fairness Survey, administered by Institutional Research and the Office of Human Resources, asked faculty, staff and students to measure the quality of the campus.

Ithaca College doesn’t enter Great Colleges survey

By Kayla Dwyer, Assistant News Editor February 5, 2014
The deadline to register for The Chronicle of Higher Education’s Great Colleges program is Feb. 17, but Ithaca College decided against entering again this year.
Rochons compensation outpaces faculty salaries

Rochon’s compensation outpaces faculty salaries

By Elma Gonzalez, Special Projects Manager January 29, 2014
Ithaca College President Tom Rochon’s salary ranks among the highest when compared to those of presidents at similar colleges, while faculty salaries trail behind.

SGA to launch campaign against campus inequality

By Faith Meckley, Staff Writer January 22, 2014
Senior Cedrick-Michael Simmons, president of the SGA, said the organization intends to launch a campaign against inequalities and micro-aggressions on campus this semester.
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