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October 16, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Contingent unions may hold strike vote next semester

By | Dec 8, 2016

The Ithaca College administration has issued a statement criticizing the contingent faculty unions’ Dec.

Commentary: Part-time faculty deserve equitable pay

By | Nov 16, 2016

It is not surprising that an institution as reliant on underpaid workers as Ithaca College is resisting challenges to that business model.

Commentary: Administration must support fair wage for all faculty

By , | Nov 16, 2016

The administration’s business model includes relying on public tax dollars to subsidize their low wages and unfair contracts.

Editorial: Working together is key during union negotiations

By | Oct 5, 2016

The administration should work with the union members to identify a funding source that satisfies both parties.

Commentary: Helping teachers helps students

By | Oct 4, 2016

There is also another powerful reason for us to reconsider the way that we treat our part-time faculty: our experience, as students.

Update: IC part time–faculty union, administration far apart in talks

By | Sep 23, 2016

“We’ve had dialogue about the issues,” Burroughs said. “They’re either stalling or not doing their work, and we’re not going to tolerate that.”

Contingent faculty teach-in held to educate campus community

By | Sep 7, 2016

About 35 part- and full-time contingent faculty members and students at Ithaca College attended a teach-in presented by members of the contingent faculty union on Sept. 6 to hear updates on their experiences at the college and the unionization process.

Open Letter: Contingent faculty show support for unified fair contract

By | Jun 24, 2016

“As dedicated teachers who care deeply about our students and Ithaca College, we are prepared to take action both at the bargaining table and in our campus community to make these changes a reality.”

Ithaca College faculty are paid less than at other institutions

By | Apr 28, 2016

Professors at Ithaca College are paid less than their counterparts at similar four-year private colleges in New York state. Despite this data, some faculty and administrators believe it is not fair to compare these other institutions in New York state to the college.

Ithaca College contingent and part-time faculty hold teach-in

By | Apr 15, 2016

“I was in an office with another part-timer at one point, and I had received word that I had a contract for the next semester, and she didn’t, and she was a mother, and she said to me ‘I have no idea what I’m going to do now. I have to start applying for jobs,’” Grunberg said.

Part-time faculty union faces some pushback in negotiations

By | Mar 23, 2016

“Right now, we have people in our membership who are single mothers, on welfare, on food stamps, barely making ends meet, who don’t know if they’re going to be hired next semester,” Graham said.

Letter: Part-time faculty respond to report on Rochon salary

By The Ithacan | Mar 3, 2016

How can IC retain excellent instructors and maintain the quality of the education they provide our students, when we leave them to struggle, living paycheck to paycheck, on semester to semester commitments, year after year?