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Members of the Ithaca College part time–faculty union walked out of negotiations with the administration Sept. 23 after receiving what they said was a disappointing counterproposal on compensation. On Dec. 8, the union announced that it may hold a strike vote at the beginning of next semester.

Update: IC part time–faculty union, administration far apart in talks

By Grace Elletson, Assistant News Editor September 23, 2016
“We’ve had dialogue about the issues,” Burroughs said. “They’re either stalling or not doing their work, and we’re not going to tolerate that.”
Gerald Hector, vice president of business and finance, speaks at the Dec. 16 dialogue event. Hector decided to host the event after the “Demands Walk-out” held by POC at IC Dec. 11, which called for President Tom Rochon’s resignation.

Ithaca College VP of Finance hosts dialogue on racial issues

By Daniel Hart, Staff Writer December 18, 2015
Gerald Hector, vice president of finance and administration at the college, hosted a dialogue Dec. 16 in Klingenstein Lounge to continue conversations about the racial climate on campus.
A member of POC at IC addresses Rochon during walkout.

POC at IC issues demands, confronts Rochon at walk-out

By Elena Piech and Parita Desai December 11, 2015
The familiar “Tom Rochon; no confidence” chant took a new form at POC at IC’s “Demands Walk-out” Dec. 11. POC at IC summoned Ithaca College President Tom Rochon to the stage at Free Speech Rock outside of Campus Center during a walk-out to hear a formal list of demands, with the crowd chanting: “Tom Rochon, resign.”
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