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July 11, 2020   |   Ithaca, NY

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.”

Editorial: Rochon adjusts his focus for final tenure

By The Ithacan | Mar 30, 2016

Based on President Tom Rochon’s stated priorities for the year-and-a-half remainder of his tenure, one conclusion is for certain: He has finally seen some light.

Faculty Council criticizes lack of budget transparency

By | Mar 30, 2016

The Faculty Council is planning to distribute Ithaca College’s budget to all faculty with the attached criticism that it is “deeply lacking detail.” The council is also preparing to launch its diversity and inclusion database by the end of this week.

President Rochon creates goals for remainder of his presidency

By | Mar 23, 2016

The Ithaca College leadership has narrowed its areas of focus for the last 17 months of President Tom Rochon’s tenure. The college will focus on enhancing academics, strengthening engagement and growing the financial health of the college, while also continuing work on shared governance and diversity and inclusion.

Ithaca College clarifies progress and holdups on diversity plan

By , | Mar 23, 2016

In a recent announcement, the college laid out parts of the diversity action plan that are on track — such as developing a Fall 2016 campus-climate survey — and parts of the plan that are falling behind — such as developing a community review board for the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management.

Culture Clash: Students struggle with perceived diversity at IC

By | Mar 9, 2016

Social justice advocacy from groups that seek to amplify the voices of marginalized students has forced the campus community to reconsider itself as a diverse and welcoming place.

Newly tenured IC professors do not include POC at IC’s picks

By | Mar 2, 2016

The list of professors at Ithaca College who were awarded tenure for 2015–16 was announced Feb. 21. However, missing from the list were the names of the professors that POC at IC demanded be given immediate tenure.

Editorial: Solar project is promising but needs closer look

By The Ithacan | Feb 24, 2016

Ithaca College has made a leap forward in announcing a solar power project that would meet 10 percent of its electricity needs. But let’s not get carried away or blinded by optimism.

Ithaca College allows students of different sex to be roommates

By | Feb 23, 2016

Ithaca College recently announced its new open-housing policy, allowing students to select roommates regardless of sex or gender.