September 22, 2021
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Editorial: Open president search crucial for transparency

By | Aug 26, 2021

For the sake of the college community’s strained relationship with the administration and the board of trustees, a presidential open search is vital.


Editorial: College owes transparency to prospective students

By | Apr 8, 2021

Higher education in the U.S. is a business. Schools will market themselves through favorable reviews, pleasant images and flattering advertisements.


Commentary: IC Reorganization Requires Transparency and Inclusiveness in Decision Making Processes

By | Apr 8, 2021

The realignment of schools, departments and programs needs to be based on the imagination of those who teach, think, research and write — faculty.


Commentary: How will Ithaca College proceed in years to come?

By | Mar 24, 2021

The SLT has repeatedly stated they took feedback on the strategic plan, but the real decision hinged on a reduction to 5,000 students.


Commentary: Prospective students deserve transparency

By | Mar 24, 2021

Looking around at a college changed by a pandemic, economic decline and administrative negligence, I wonder if I would have made the same decision.


Recentering the conversation

By | Mar 17, 2021

The number of BIPOC faculty being cut is not the only issue. Racist professors still having a job and being protected by tenure needs to be addressed.


Commentary: Reframing Ithaca College’s vision

By | Mar 16, 2021

The administration’s commitment to disaster capitalism has permanently divided our community. Our wounds are deep; they will not be easily healed. 


Editorial: Data transparency needed to protect faculty diversity

By | Mar 11, 2021

Only 12.2% of faculty members identify as people of color. However, the college does not publicly share this information broken down by faculty rank.


Impact of APP on faculty of color unclear

By | Mar 11, 2021

Ithaca College will be terminating faculty members — including faculty of color — as a part of the APP process, but it is unclear how many faculty of color will be affected.


Commentary: Going on a path forward following faculty cuts

It would be strategic for us to work on healing these traumas and learning how to offer each other compassion, even within stark disagreement.


Commentary: Now is a crucial time for shared governance

By | Mar 9, 2021

A robust commitment to collaborative shared governance is needed now to move the college through this dark time and ensure that the college thrives.


Commentary: Pretending change isn’t necessary doesn’t help

By | Mar 9, 2021

If the college is shrinking one way or another, I much prefer a scenario in which our faculty have as much notice and support as possible.