This incident, while incredibly painful and concerning, is teaching us something.
Cases of aggravated assault and other crimes using discriminatory speech or symbols have increased at Ithaca College during the 2017–18 academic school year compared to previous years.
The Bias Impact Response System is the best step in the right direction to make students feel safer on campus and to improve community relations.
Just four questions were asked during the Q&A portion of a diversity and inclusion panel held Sept. 13. Among them was an anonymously submitted question about how the administration would continue to prioritize these initiatives amid high administrative turnover.
Ithaca College has joined a growing list of colleges and universities that offer designated “safe spaces” for members of the campus community. The creation of this space at the college, called the “multicultural student lounge,” comes as institutions across the nation are debating what these spaces are and what their place is in higher education.
Ithaca College held a community gathering to discuss the violent tragedies that took place in the world over the summer and to foster a sense of togetherness among the college community.
Sean Eversley Bradwell, former assistant professor in the Center for the Study of Culture, Race and Ethnicity, has been hired for the newly created position of Director of Programs and Outreach within the Division of Educational Affairs at Ithaca College.
The list of professors at Ithaca College who were awarded tenure for 2015–16 was announced Feb. 21. However, missing from the list were the names of the professors that POC at IC demanded be given immediate tenure.
In meetings held the week of Feb. 8, the Ithaca College Board of Trustees met to discussed the selection of a new president, efforts to further the initiative of developing a new shared governance system at the college and measures to improve diversity and inclusion.