“The mobilization created an environment to do this work and made it more obvious that we should do the work,” she said.
Twelve percent of U.S. private-sector workers have access to paid family leave through their employer, according to the U.S. Department of Labor website. While Ithaca College is part of this 12 percent, some faculty on campus said they wish there were clearer guidelines regarding parental leave.
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.
The Class of 2018 gathered to discuss James McBride’s novel “The Good Lord Bird” as a part of Ithaca College’s final year of the First-Year Reading Initiative program.