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October 17, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

POC at IC begins occupation of Peggy Ryan Williams building

By | Dec 7, 2015

A Facebook group for the event was created just before 9 a.m. Dec. 7. The event, titled #OccupyPRW, aims to “demand Tom Rochon’s immediate resignation and reclaim and transform PRW to a safe space for community, education, and healing for the ALANA community and and its allies.”

Q&A: Trustees discuss campus climate and Rochon’s future

By | Dec 4, 2015

Following major protests by student group POC at IC, students at Ithaca College have voted “no confidence” in President Tom Rochon.

Commentary: Alumnus explains support for campus protests

By | Dec 2, 2015

The people have transformed themselves into the very embodiment of the movement.

Rochon’s comments indicate incompetence and disconnection

By | Dec 2, 2015

Verbal violence from the lips of the president indicate a lack of connection and compassion for students, faculty, and staff experiences at Ithaca College.

UPDATE: Ithaca College students vote no confidence in Rochon

By , | Nov 30, 2015

Ithaca College students have voted “no confidence” in President Tom Rochon, with 71.75 percent of students who voted expressing no confidence.

Update: Student judicially referred for Yik Yak threats

By | Nov 20, 2015

Ithaca College has identified a current student as responsible for posting two threatening messages directed at the POC at IC protesters on Yik Yak on Nov. 11 and 12 leading up to the Nov. 14 Cortaca football game, according to an announcement released Nov. 20.

Commentary: Whiteness should be named and contextualized

By | Nov 19, 2015

I believe it is important to begin seeing whiteness as something tangible and thus assailable.

Commentary: Campus dialogue has been lost in activism

By | Nov 19, 2015

I fear we are in danger of losing sight of the essential, critical dimensions of argument.

Q&A: Richardson discusses role as chief diversity officer

By | Nov 18, 2015

“These are not new issues. They’re not new issues for our nation. They’re not new issues for institutions of higher education.”

Open Letter: Faculty object to top-down administrative hires

By | Nov 17, 2015

We strongly oppose the recent decision by President Tom Rochon to create a “Chief Diversity Officer” position at Ithaca College.

Faculty no confidence teach-in scheduled for Thursday

By | Nov 17, 2015

A teach-in focusing on the racial climate at Ithaca College, the no confidence votes in President Rochon and other recent campus issues will be held Nov. 19 in Textor 102 during the noon hour.

Ithaca College faculty no confidence vote to begin Nov. 30

By | Nov 12, 2015

According to a statement the council released, the vote will be sent out to all eligible faculty voters Nov. 30, and voting will end at 5 p.m. Dec. 11 on SurveyMonkey.