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THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

From left to right, Abby Juda and Alessandra Healy having oatmeal at the Women’s Mentoring Network event.

Women’s Mentoring Network fosters connections among colleagues through an oatmeal bar

By Sarah Payne, Staff Writer February 14, 2024
The Ithaca College’s Women’s Mentoring Network hosted an oatmeal bar on Feb. 9 for members of the network and female faculty to meet and talk to each other at the start of this semester. Cozied up against a side wall was a table decked out with a breakfast buffet with oatmeal, a variety of toppings, fruit salad and beverages.  A few dozen people attended the event and the small party created a casual environment which was quite welcoming for conversation. Faculty at the event had a variety of backgrounds; everyone from professors to librarians attended and discussed what their work experience was like over breakfast. 
Editorial: Stonewalling and Arrogance Counter to Our Values

Editorial: Stonewalling and Arrogance Counter to Our Values

December 18, 2020
If students are Ithaca College’s “why,” then why are those same students being ignored and talked down to?
The college recently announced that it has semifinalists for the newly established the vice president for human and organizational development, innovation and planning position. The college has not disclosed the names or the number of semifinalists.

Draft salary structure added to staff compensation program

By Sam Haut, Staff Writer January 31, 2018
Sibson Consulting is re-evaluating titles such as associate director, specialist and assistant to increase efficiency at the college.
While many staff said they enjoy working at the college, problems persist with morale, communication and a fear of speaking out.

IC staff members express lingering working condition concerns

By Evan Popp, Staff Writer October 26, 2016
While many staff said they enjoy working at the college, problems persist with morale, communication and a fear of speaking out.
Members of the Ithaca College administration, including Nancy Pringle, senior vice president and general counsel for the Division of Human and Legal Resources, are in the process of meeting with staff members in departments that experienced cuts through the college’s workforce analysis to debrief on how employees are adjusting.

Ithaca College administration debriefs staff after cuts

By Ana Borruto, Staff Writer March 9, 2016
Fifty-nine staff positions were cut in 29 departments at Ithaca College since August 2013 through the workforce analysis initiative.
From left, President Tom Rochon; Staff Council Chair Sean Reilley; Ben Rifkin, provost and vice president for educational affairs; and Faculty Council Chair Peter Rothbart sit in the “Addressing Community Action on Racism and Cultural Bias forum Oct. 27. Among the respondents to the staff vote, 48 percent said they had no confidence.

Ithaca College Staff Council to hold no confidence vote

By Maura Aleardi, Staff Writer December 17, 2015
After the Staff Council meeting Dec. 17, Sean Reilley, the chair of Staff Council, said, the council will be moving forward with a vote of no confidence in Rochon.
From left, President Tom Rochon; Staff Council Chair Sean Reilley; Ben Rifkin, provost and vice president for educational affairs; and Faculty Council Chair Peter Rothbart sit in the “Addressing Community Action on Racism and Cultural Bias forum Oct. 27. Among the respondents to the staff vote, 48 percent said they had no confidence.

Staff Council to launch survey on holding a no confidence vote

By Jenna Mortenson, Staff Writer December 9, 2015
Staff Council will be launching a survey after its Dec. 15 meeting asking staff whether or not they would like to move forward with a no confidence vote, according to an email acquired by The Ithacan.
Members of the Ithaca College faculty chant Tom Rochon, no confidence along with students who took stage at the “Addressing Community Action on Racism and Cultural Bias” event in the A&E Center Oct. 27.

Ithaca College faculty discuss no confidence vote in president

By Aidan Quigley, News Editor October 28, 2015
Members of the Ithaca College faculty are discussing holding a vote of no confidence in President Tom Rochon.
The breakdown of who donated to the college on IC Giving Day.

IC Giving Day sees record for most donations in a single day

By Max Denning, Max Denning March 4, 2015
Ithaca College raised $735,249 in the first IC Giving Day on Feb. 26, receiving gifts from 2,306 donors.
Lunchbox Basketball

Lunchbox Basketball

By Brendan Davis February 12, 2014
Watch and learn about Lunchbox League, the 30-year tradition that brings staff and students together for pick-up basketball games during lunchtime.
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