Ithaca College announced that it selected Melanie Stein as the next dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences March 25.
Collado made the announcement to the campus community via email on April 25. Cornish will be on campus on May 1 and will begin her tenure on July 1.
Ithaca College’s senior leadership has seen a significant number of administrative departures, leaving the college with uncertainty about what will be accomplished throughout the remainder of his tenure.
Like the African drum ensemble that greeted the Class of 2020 as they walked into the Ithaca College 2016 Convocation ceremony, the speakers who addressed them conveyed an upbeat attitude toward the upcoming year.
After nearly a year of negotiations, the Ithaca College part-time faculty union and the administration are still negotiating the most complex contract elements: benefits, wages and job security. Each side feels differently about the progress that’s being made.
Benjamin Rifkin, provost and vice president for educational affairs at Ithaca College, announced he will resign from his administrative role effective July 31.
Two Ithaca College administrators have announced they will be stepping down from their positions, claiming a lack of administrative support from the college.
Many Ithaca College honors students are having difficulty completing the honors program since it underwent structural changes in Fall 2013. Students say the new requirements are too complicated, numerous and restrictive.
Students and faculty have teamed with the Office of Residential Life and the Office of Facilities at Ithaca College to revitalize the rooftop of the Terrace Dining Hall with possible micro-gardens, artwork and other decorations.