One initiative Prunty plans to work on next academic year is streamlining the process of reporting issues that involve students.
Things that may seem overbearing or unnecessary most likely have a very practical explanation and cannot be ignored simply for convenience’s sake.
The Office of Residential Life is considering creating a sophomore residential program similar to the First-Year Residential Experience, the residential community program that is mandatory for all incoming freshmen.
The Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management hosted a two-day workshop for law enforcement officials with hopes of strengthening techniques applied to sexual-assault investigations.
With over 25,000 students returning to the Ithaca area, Ithaca College is in the process of assessing long- and short-term water conservation efforts in the midst of the worst drought in Tompkins County since 1999. Despite recent rain, the drought is still in effect.
Amidst ongoing demands for more privacy and inclusivity in residence halls and on-campus restrooms, the Ithaca College Center for LGBT Education, Outreach and Services partnered with the Office of Residential Life to build 12 new all-gender restrooms.
Ithaca College resident assistants are not satisfied with the compensation they receive based on their job duties and workload. RAs at the college receive less compensation than RAs who work at other similar-sized private institutions.
“You can study through books, but by personal experiences, you get to master it,” he said. “The books won’t show you the language of the street. You need to go out and, for example, learn slang. These communities would help with the oral component.”