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Members of the Ithaca College Faculty Council have raised concerns about transparency between faculty members and the Office of the Provost.

Initiatives to support department chairs and faculty research

By Ryan King, Staff Writer September 12, 2018
La Jerne Cornish, newly appointed provost and senior vice president of academic affairs, recently announced two faculty-oriented initiatives.
Many LGBTQ advocates fear that Trump and his administration will roll back the progress that has been gained for LGBTQ people.

ZAP panel to address concerns involving LGBT students

By Meg Tippett, Staff Writer November 2, 2016
Following the success of the first ZAP panel, the Center for Faculty Excellence will host a second one Nov. 3.
Key leaders of diversity and inclusion initiatives at Ithaca College spoke to about 50 members of the campus community during a panel and Q&A session Sept. 13 in Textor 102, focusing their discussion on increasing community engagement with diversity initiatives at the college.

Leaders of diversity initiatives at Ithaca College host panel

By Nicole Pimental, Contributing Writer September 14, 2016
Just four questions were asked during the Q&A portion of a diversity and inclusion panel held Sept. 13. Among them was an anonymously submitted question about how the administration would continue to prioritize these initiatives amid high administrative turnover.
Roger Richardson, the current interim chief diversity officer, said he agrees with the decision to delay the search for the new Chief Diversity Officer.

Ithaca College on track to meet diversity training deadlines

By Elena Piech, Staff Writer May 9, 2016
“I do feel they’re important,” Earle said. “I think it’s a good first step. In some ways, the problems we had, like the staff had, are some of the same problems that I think we’re going to have with diversity and inclusion.”
From left, President Tom Rochon; Staff Council Chair Sean Reilley; Ben Rifkin, provost and vice president for educational affairs; and Faculty Council Chair Peter Rothbart sit in the “Addressing Community Action on Racism and Cultural Bias forum Oct. 27. Among the respondents to the staff vote, 48 percent said they had no confidence.

Staff Council to launch survey on holding a no confidence vote

By Jenna Mortenson, Staff Writer December 9, 2015
Staff Council will be launching a survey after its Dec. 15 meeting asking staff whether or not they would like to move forward with a no confidence vote, according to an email acquired by The Ithacan.
The ZAP panel is meant for faculty and staff to learn more about LGBTQ+ issues.

ZAP Panel for faculty and staff to feature student panelists

By Kalia Kornegay, Staff Writer December 2, 2015
A ZAP Panel will be held on Dec. 3 for faculty and staff, and will feature student panelists sharing their personal experiences involving LGBTQ+ issues.
Several faculty and staff are working on a project to connect first-generation students with faculty and staff who were also first-generation college students.

Project launches to help first-generation students

By Kalia Kornegay, Staff Writer December 2, 2015
Faculty and staff members have launched the project, "From First Gen to the Front of the Room" to create a community between current first-generation students and faculty and staff who were also first generation.
From left, senior Niko Kaim and junior Danielle Newmark rehearse with director Saviana Condeescu for a series of short plays about climate change that will be performed at 5 p.m. Nov. 6 in the Gannett Center.

Theater performance focuses on environment

By Angela Weldon, Staff Writer November 4, 2015
Theater performances dedicated to bringing awareness to climate change will be held on Nov. 6 in the Gannett Center.

Ed Tech Day to highlight innovation

By Sabrina Knight, News Editor March 19, 2014
Educational Technology Day 2014 will provide a display of vendors from a wide range of technology-based subjects, and will feature companies and presentations with advancements in 3-D technology.
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