“The liberal arts–education model has faced increased financial scrutiny,” Wang said. “IC is no exception to this national trend.”
Since the end of the 2014–15 academic year, the Ithaca College French program has relied solely on part-time adjuncts and full-time contingent faculty hired on one-year contracts.
Students, faculty and staff expressed concern over rumors of racial incidents and president Tom Rochon’s handling of them following the election.
Vincent Wang, associate dean of the School of Arts and Sciences and professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Richmond, interviewed to replace Leslie Lewis. Lewis left the college in June to accept the position of provost and vice president of academic affairs at Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland.