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President La Jerne Cornish acknowledged the recent civil lawsuit against the college and announced her election to two board positions during her remarks.

College leadership predicts increase in faculty hiring and student enrollment, deficit decrease

By Ryan Johnson, Assistant News Editor January 24, 2024
Faculty, staff, alumni and students of Ithaca College gathered Jan. 23 in Emerson Suites to attend the Spring 2024 All-College Gathering. During the session, college leadership acknowledged the recent civil lawsuit against the college, faculty hiring, student enrollment and the budget outlook for the 2023–2024 fiscal year (FY24).
The Ithaca College Faculty Council met for the first time for the 2022–23 academic year Sept. 6 and discussed issues covered throughout the 2021-22 academic year. These included shared governance, student retention rates, benefits and faculty morale.

Faculty Council talks morale, benefits and student retention

By Olivia Stanzl, Staff Writer September 7, 2022
At the first faculty council meeting of the 2022-23 academic year, the council discussed ongoing issues from the 2021-22 academic year and future plans.
Since Sean Reid left as dean of the School of Business in 2020, Alka Bramhandkar has served as interim dean. During the week of April 24, the college held open sessions with candidates for the job.

School of Business holds open sessions for dean search

By Joshua Pantano, Staff writer April 27, 2022
In an effort to find a new dean, the School of Business hosted open meetings with the four finalist candidates from April 25 to April 28. 
Juan Arroyo, assistant professor in the Department of Politics, said he is now facing an intense school year because of the APP. Arroyo said that when enrollment rates dropped last year, two sections were taken from his schedule, but now he “owes” the college six credits.

APP cuts lead to faculty members taking on more work

By Jeneva Long, Contributing Writer September 15, 2021
The Academic Program Prioritization process faculty cuts have left some remaining faculty members with heavier workloads this semester. 

College tackles diversity issues

By Gerald Doherty, Senior Writer October 11, 2012
This year Ithaca College has increased their African American, Latino/a, Asian American or Native American students representation on campus.
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