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December 16, 2018   |   Ithaca, NY

College restructures staff compensation program

By | Dec 5, 2018

The Ithaca College Staff Compensation Program is in the final stretch of its structure and program redesign.

Search committee hosts listening sessions for human resources position

By | Nov 28, 2018

The search committee hosted listening sessions for the search process for Ithaca College’s new vice president of the Office of Human and Organizational Development, Innovation and Planning.

Vice president of Human Resources to step down July 31

By | Jul 11, 2018

Brian Dickens, vice president of the Office of Human Resources, will be leaving his position at Ithaca College effective July 31.

Editorial: Withholding information from media hurts public

By The Ithacan | Apr 19, 2017

If the college is facing a problem, whether in enrollment or with finances, the community has a right to be aware.

Office of Civic Engagement on hold during search for director

By , | Sep 28, 2016

The Ithaca College Office of Civic Engagement is currently “on hold” pending the selection of a new executive director.

No plans to renovate Rothschild Place despite permit changes

By | Sep 18, 2016

Rothschild Place, a temporary structure on Ithaca College’s campus built in 2004 to house department overflow, has been operating under a temporary occupancy permit since its creation. However, the college applied for and was granted a permanent occupancy permit for the building Aug. 2. Despite this change, there are no plans at this time to renovate or build a permanent structure.

Ithaca College working to comply with new overtime regulation

By | Sep 7, 2016

A new federal regulation will change the way that higher education institutions compensate employees for overtime hours, causing uncertainty at Ithaca College about which positions will be covered under the new rule. The college has determined that 100 staff positions could face either increases to their salaries or overtime pay.

Some Ithaca College faculty want a clearer parental leave policy

By | Apr 24, 2016

Twelve percent of U.S. private-sector workers have access to paid family leave through their employer, according to the U.S. Department of Labor website. While Ithaca College is part of this 12 percent, some faculty on campus said they wish there were clearer guidelines regarding parental leave.

Ithaca College clarifies progress and holdups on diversity plan

By , | Mar 23, 2016

In a recent announcement, the college laid out parts of the diversity action plan that are on track — such as developing a Fall 2016 campus-climate survey — and parts of the plan that are falling behind — such as developing a community review board for the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management.

Ithaca College administration debriefs staff after cuts

By | Mar 9, 2016

Fifty-nine staff positions were cut in 29 departments at Ithaca College since August 2013 through the workforce analysis initiative.

Ithaca College likely to miss diversity action plan deadlines

By | Mar 2, 2016

In Fall 2015, Ithaca College set a timeline for addressing issues regarding diversity and campus climate. Although the plan covers a timeline of roughly 2 1/2 years, Roger Richardson, associate provost of diversity, inclusion and engagement and interim chief diversity officer, said it is not realistic for all deadlines to be made.

Collective momentum: College activists drive institutional change

By , | Jan 28, 2016

Students protesting the racial climate at Ithaca College are not the only ones finding a collective voice with which to address institutionalized racism. In a tumultuous fall semester, at least 75 other colleges and universities have begun bringing their demands for change to their administrations.