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December 14, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Two Ithaca College faculty directors to step down

By | May 4, 2016

Two Ithaca College administrators have announced they will be stepping down from their positions, claiming a lack of administrative support from the college.

Wild Semester: IC students immerse themselves in the wilderness

By | May 4, 2016

“When we came in, we were individuals, and we’re not leaving as nonindividuals, but we kind of melded together into … one thought,” she said. “There’s one new person coming out, and it’s the eight of us.”

Commentary: Rhetorical failure catalyzes campus crisis

By | May 3, 2016

What language — what rhetorical strategies — do people in leadership positions use when they attempt to pacify the public during periods of crisis? Why were President Rochon’s rhetorical appeals to the campus community unsuccessful?

Success with addressing campus racial issues varies nationwide

By | Apr 27, 2016

During the Fall 2015 semester, colleges and universities across the country were rocked by student protests addressing racial tensions on campuses. Ithaca College was also affected by these issues, and it is among many other institutions that are now trying to heal their communities while also facing losses in enrollment and retention.

Rochon visits Chris Burch to discuss relationship with college

By | Apr 27, 2016

President Tom Rochon visited J. Christopher Burch ’76, CEO of Burch Creative Capital and co-founder of the Tory Burch women’s fashion label, at his resort in Sumba, Indonesia, in March to discuss how Burch’s relationship with the college would continue.

Editorial: Chief diversity officer position is questionable

By The Ithacan | Apr 20, 2016

The college already has a role that fulfills this job description: the associate provost for diversity, inclusion and engagement.

Ithaca College reconsiders chief diversity officer position

By | Apr 20, 2016

President Tom Rochon said he is considering other options for the position — to have one position or transform it into a council. He said he is relying on the Council of Diversity and Inclusion to make a recommendation on how he should proceed.

Ithaca College students seek to preserve free speech

By | Apr 19, 2016

“Make tuition free.” “Bernie 2k16.” “I’m late for class to write on a ball.” These are a few of the many messages scrawled in Sharpie across a giant beach ball inside the Campus Center on April 11.

Comprehensive campaign status unclear with change in leader

By | Apr 13, 2016

It is unclear what affect President Tom Rochon’s stepping down will have on fundraising. Chris Biehn, vice president for institutional advancement and communication, said he does not know how the comprehensive campaign, which began in 2014, will be affected.

Q&A: Professors critique diversity initiatives

By | Apr 13, 2016

INSIGHT Into Diversity, a magazine dealing with diversity leadership on college campuses, published short statements provided by the two in the April print issue and online in March.

MOOCs have not gained as much popularity as expected

By | Apr 13, 2016

In 2013, some educators feared massive open online courses would eliminate the need for the traditional residential college experience, with free classes that anyone could access. However, they have not gained as much traction as originally expected.

Fall protests may affect Ithaca College presidential candidates

By , | Apr 9, 2016

“What’s really important for candidates is that they are getting the real story,” Asnicar said. “During this time, there probably has to be some healing, and the process of selection of another president can contribute to that.”