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Open the Books response to President Collado resignation

By | Aug 26, 2021

The people of Ithaca College deserve a role in selecting our leaders. We demand that the search for our next presidential candidate be an open one.


Commentary: How will Ithaca College proceed in years to come?

By | Mar 24, 2021

The SLT has repeatedly stated they took feedback on the strategic plan, but the real decision hinged on a reduction to 5,000 students.


Commentary: Reframing Ithaca College’s vision

By | Mar 16, 2021

The administration’s commitment to disaster capitalism has permanently divided our community. Our wounds are deep; they will not be easily healed. 


Commentary: Going on a path forward following faculty cuts

It would be strategic for us to work on healing these traumas and learning how to offer each other compassion, even within stark disagreement.


Commentary: Now is a crucial time for shared governance

By | Mar 9, 2021

A robust commitment to collaborative shared governance is needed now to move the college through this dark time and ensure that the college thrives.


Editorial: Is 10 seconds of fame worth years of damage?

By | Feb 25, 2021

It’s been obvious that over the last four months, the administration has not been open to discourse with the campus community.


Open the Books discusses alternatives to faculty cuts

By | Dec 14, 2020

The Ithaca College Open the Books Coalition discussed how to stop the elimination of faculty positions in a Dec. 7 panel. 


Editorial: Community members need to take a stand in prioritization process

By | Nov 9, 2020

Clearly, this is something no one wants to see happen. Shared governance can be achieved. The college is just making it more difficult.


Shared governance task force unable to adjust power of president

By | Apr 19, 2017

Criticisms remain about the power the Ithaca College Board of Trustees and the President’s Council still have in the most recent Shared Governance draft.


Faculty Council postpones approval of shared governance draft

By | Apr 5, 2017

Faculty Council voted in favor of tabling the recently published updated shared governance draft until Shirley Collado begins her term as president.


Editorial: SGC proposals better resemble resolutions

By The Ithacan | Apr 5, 2017

Renaming these “bills” to resolutions would establish the idea that legislation is meant to be a recommendation to the college.


New shared governance draft shows few significant changes

By , | Mar 22, 2017

Faculty Council Chairman Tom Swensen said he thinks the new draft is relatively similar to the previous one.