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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

April 19, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Commentary: College’s action against contingent faculty impacts students

By firing these three professors, the administration has communicated once again that it does not have the best interests of students in mind.

Colleges vary in decisions to release strike vote numbers

By | Mar 8, 2017

The decision to release strike vote numbers is disputed among contingent faculty unions across the country.

Ithaca College French program faces faculty instability

By | Nov 30, 2016

Since the end of the 2014–15 academic year, the Ithaca College French program has relied solely on part-time adjuncts and full-time contingent faculty hired on one-year contracts.

Community rallies in support of contingent faculty union

By | Oct 19, 2016

IC Students for Labor Action organized a protest at Free Speech Rock outside Campus Center Oct. 19.

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.”

Search committee aims to pick next president by end of 2016

By | Aug 24, 2016

Following a summer of work by the presidential search committee, meeting and vetting candidates, the search for a new president of Ithaca College has been narrowed to under 30 candidates. The committee’s stated goal is to select a new president of the college by the end of 2016.

Part-time faculty and administration continue long contract talks

By | Aug 21, 2016

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.

Open Letter: Faculty present questions on presidential search

By | Jun 16, 2016

“We expect you to answer some lingering questions about the details of the process more directly.”

Faculty group presents letter to Board of Trustees

By | May 19, 2016

Faculty and staff presented a letter to the Board of Trustees at its May 19 reception, asking the board to conduct a performance review of provost Benjamin Rifkin.

Kendall Day: A tradition for Ithaca College students continues

By | May 3, 2016

In the backyard of 164 Kendall Ave., crowds of Ithaca College students gathered from neighboring houses in May 2008. There was an endless number of kegs and people — a perfect way to celebrate the semester’s close. Kendall Day was born.

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.

Ithaca College group hosts event to discuss state of campus

“We need to think of the problems in greater depth and perhaps move to take some steps together,” Rodriguez said. “But most of what came out was — in essence — is the need to come together for more conversations like this.”