There are only 17 African-Americans, 25 Asians and 30 Hispanics out of the 732 faculty that work on campus.
Professors at Ithaca College are paid less than their counterparts at similar four-year private colleges in New York state. Despite this data, some faculty and administrators believe it is not fair to compare these other institutions in New York state to the college.
Ithaca College President Tom Rochon’s decision to step down from his position is most often associated with the image of students taking the stage at his own event to discuss “community action on racism and cultural bias” Oct.
As Ithaca College advances discussions about moving all course evaluations online, there is doubt in local and national conversations on the effectiveness of using course evaluations to judge a professor’s skill.
Rochon seems to be digging himself deeper into a hole of contradictions and continues to avoid the very issues that put him on the defensive.
The deadline to register for The Chronicle of Higher Education’s Great Colleges program is Feb. 17, but Ithaca College decided against entering again this year.
Ithaca College President Tom Rochon signed an agreement last week confirming the college’s commitment to discussing the proposed China center at the Shanghai Normal University.