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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

July 5, 2020   |   Ithaca, NY

Editorial: Transparency must remain priority of presidential search

By | Aug 24, 2016

It is further imperative for committee members and the board of trustees to listen to the critiques put forth by former constituents of the candidates.

Ithaca College Provost Benjamin Rifkin steps down July 31

By The Ithacan | Jul 19, 2016

Benjamin Rifkin, provost and vice president for educational affairs at Ithaca College, announced he will resign from his administrative role effective July 31.

Dorothy Park, Park Foundation president, passes away at 103

By | Jun 23, 2016

She and her husband, Roy H. Park — after whom the Roy H. Park School of Communications was named in 1989 — founded the Park Foundation in 1966, which has funded many projects at the college, in the community and across the nation.

Faculty group presents letter to Board of Trustees

By | May 19, 2016

Faculty and staff presented a letter to the Board of Trustees at its May 19 reception, asking the board to conduct a performance review of provost Benjamin Rifkin.

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.