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Members of Faculty Council were able to share their concerns and questions about the changes made to their dental plan that was enacted this year, elected the executive committee and held an executive session for about an hour at its final meeting of the semester. Both the 2021–22 and 2022–23 faculty council members were present for the meeting. 

Faculty Council discusses Fall 2022 plans and confers degrees

By Olivia Stanzl, Assistant News Editor May 4, 2022
The Faculty Council discussed changes for the 2022–23 academic year, conferred degrees and spoke with President La Jerne Cornish at its May 3 meeting.
Some students and faculty at Ithaca College are finding that low enrollment and faculty and program cuts made as a result of the Academic Program Prioritization (APP) process have affected course registration for Fall 2021.

Low enrollment results in reduced course offerings

By Syd Pierre, Staff Writer April 22, 2021
Some students and faculty are finding that low enrollment and faculty and program cuts have affected course registration for Fall 2021.
In an April 12 email to the college community, the college stated that some students have received phone calls from an unknown number stating that the college is concerned by the number of green boxes — the to-go containers used for dining — that they are taking.

College warns students about malicious phone calls

By Alexis Manore, News Editor April 12, 2021
Ithaca College is warning students about malicious phone calls that make false claims about class registration.
The Office of the Registrar updated Degree Works to have the plans feature, which allows students to create templates and use them as planners for choosing what classes they want to take during their entire time at the college.

New Degree Works programs allows students to create plans

By Diana DeLuca, Staff Writer February 19, 2020
Degree Works has a new tool to help students plan and list their future course schedules for every semester they attend Ithaca College.
Sophomore Kelvin Kim gives his perspective on what it it like growing up and going to college in Ithaca.

Number of Tompkins County residents increases at IC

By Danielle Lee, Contributing Writer December 12, 2018
When students make the commitment to attend college, most of them look forward to venturing into their new lives, learning to live on their own and gaining a college experience.
The Ithaca College Office of Religious and Spiritual Life is working with Inner Harbor to provide grief resources for the campus community.

Hillel to submit proposal to prevent events to be on Jewish holidays

By Ryan Bieber, Staff Writer November 7, 2018
Hillel at Ithaca College is submitting a request to the Student Governance Council on Nov. 12 in an effort to prevent the college from scheduling college-related events on Jewish holidays.
Bryan Roberts, associate dean of the Roy H. Park School of Communications, who previously pitched the idea of revamping the registration process at Faculty Council meetings, said the registration process has long needed the update.

New class registration process implemented

By Ben Kaplan, Staff Writer April 4, 2017
Administrators say the new system is being introduced as the first step in creating a less confusing registration experience for students and faculty.
Ithaca College registration data excludes nonbinary students

Ithaca College registration data excludes nonbinary students

By Meaghan McElroy, Staff Writer March 8, 2017
Departments within the college can only classify students as male or female when recording enrollment data.
Sophomore Liza Foley stands nearby as her mother, Janese Guiliano, makes her bed on Aug. 25.

Colleges encourage increased parental involvement

By Taylor Zambrano, Assistant News Editor September 3, 2014
What some may refer to as “helicopter parenting,” others might simply call “caring,” but the trend is the new norm, and colleges are following suit.

Faculty Council addresses fall grade period

By Sabrina Knight, News Editor April 2, 2014
This month, the council received an update on the Academic Workflow Implementation Group project and discussed moving the date for submitting final grades.
From left, Peter Rothbart, chair of the Faculty Council and professor of music theory, history and composition, and Danette Johnson, assistant provost and director of the core curriculum,  discuss faculty assessment of the ICC.

Faculty Council addresses student grade changes

By Sabrina Knight, News Editor March 5, 2014
The two main topics discussed at the March 4 Faculty Council meeting were a proposal to revise the process of changing a student’s grade and the faculty assessment and perception of the Integrative Core Curriculum.

Letter to the Editor: LGBTQ minor

By Warren Schlesinger December 12, 2013

I strongly support offering an LGBTQ Studies minor as advocated in your recent editorial. However, not offering a minor in LGBTQ Studies does not necessarily imply that “Ithaca College has failed to...

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