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Silo mentality in higher education plays a role at Ithaca College

Silo mentality in higher education plays a role at Ithaca College

By Sophia Adamucci, Contributing Writer October 29, 2016
“Who suffers? The students and the faculty. Rather than silos being a catalyst for student success, they are actually an impediment," Capener said.
Peter Rothbart, chair of Faculty Council, speaks at the Nov. 10 Faculty Council meeting. Rothbart has received criticism for Faculty Councils decision to release the results of the faculty vote of no confidence to President Tom Rochon and the Board of Trustees before the rest of the campus community.

Faculty Council gave president early access to vote results

By Grace Elletson, Staff Writer December 14, 2015
Faculty Council is being criticized by faculty members for releasing the results of the faculty no confidence vote to Ithaca College President Tom Rochon and the Ithaca College Board of Trustees before the rest of the college community.
Members of the Ithaca College faculty hold up No signs at the Oct. 27 Addressing Community Action on Racism and Cultural Bias event in the Athletics and Events Center. Faculty share their responses to Rochons announcement that he will be retiring at the end of the 2016-17 school year.

Ithaca College faculty vote no confidence in President Rochon

By Faith Meckley and Kyle Arnold December 14, 2015
A majority of faculty members have voted no confidence in President Tom Rochon as the results of the Faculty Council no confidence vote were released the morning of Dec. 14.
Questions raised over Rochons job at Financial Corporation

Questions raised over Rochon’s job at Financial Corporation

By Sophia Tulp, Staff Writer December 10, 2015
Along with being the president of Ithaca College, Tom Rochon serves as chairman of the board of directors for Tompkins Financial Corporation.
Derek Adams, assistant professor in the Department of English, speaks to approximately 200 people in Textor 102 at the teach-in Nov. 19.

Faculty hold teach-in on Rochon vote of no confidence

By Ana Borruto, Staff Writer November 22, 2015
Around 200 people attended the event, filling all the seats in the room, and those who couldn’t find a seat lined up along the walls.
President Tom Rochon sits in the Taughannock Falls Room after POC at IC walked out of a meeting Oct. 23.

Open Letter: Faculty make list of complaints against Rochon

By Ithaca College Faculty November 19, 2015
We have not seen this degree of widespread distress, anger, and dissatisfaction since President James Whalen’s years (1975-1997).
Members of the Ithaca College faculty chant Tom Rochon, no confidence along with students who took stage at the “Addressing Community Action on Racism and Cultural Bias” event in the A&E Center Oct. 27.

Ithaca College faculty discuss no confidence vote in president

By Aidan Quigley, News Editor October 28, 2015
Members of the Ithaca College faculty are discussing holding a vote of no confidence in President Tom Rochon.

College to launch writers institute

By Evin Billington, Staff Writer March 27, 2013
The Ithaca College Writing Department will give high school students a glimpse of life as a writing major, with a new program.
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