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December 14, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Ithaca College Faculty Council creates diversity task force

By | Nov 11, 2015

The Faculty Council created a diversity and inclusion task force to organize information and formulate a plan to combat problems of racial tensions on campus.

Faculty Council votes to hold no confidence vote

By , | Nov 10, 2015

Ithaca College faculty members will vote in a referendum on the issue of confidence in President Tom Rochon.

IC faculty remain concerned over Blue Sky initiative

By | Nov 4, 2015

Almost a month after the Blue Sky initiative held its kickoff, faculty in the School of Humanities and Sciences are still confused about what the initiative is. Faculty said they feel comments at the Blue Sky Reimaging Kick-Off event devalued classroom learning and misportrayed how students at the college are currently taught.

H&S and Park School faculty recommend no confidence vote

By , | Nov 4, 2015

In the wake of faculty discussions about initiating a vote of no confidence in President Tom Rochon, two out of five schools have voted for recommending Faculty Council conduct a vote, while one has voted against holding such a vote.

Part-time faculty union begins bargaining with administration

By | Nov 4, 2015

The Ithaca College part-time faculty bargaining committee and the administration discussed the committee’s goals at their first bargaining session Oct. 20.

Ithaca College faculty struggle to find adequate housing

By | Nov 4, 2015

Ithaca College faculty are faced with the challenge of finding both affordable and suitable housing in Ithaca — a city that isn’t necessarily known for either, said several faculty who have experienced the housing and rental market.

Faculty Council discusses conflicts between classes and sports

By | Oct 7, 2015

Ithaca College Faculty Council discussed conflicts between classes and sports in the 4–6 p.m. time slot and heard a presentation on the college’s budget from Gerald Hector, vice president of the Division of Finance and Administration, at the Oct. 6 Faculty Council meeting.

Ithaca College professor explores culinary communications

By | Oct 7, 2015

From Tokyo to Italy, Cory Young’s passion for food and communications has brought her around the globe. Currently on sabbatical leave, Young is on a quest to combine these two passions to define culinary communications and how it could potentially become a field of study at Ithaca College.

Ithaca College faculty express concern over marketing changes

By | Oct 7, 2015

The Office of Marketing Communications is undergoing a shift in strategy from a client-based model to a model that focuses on the whole of the Ithaca College brand. At the Oct. 6 Faculty Council meeting, faculty voiced worries about the new system.

Students keep unauthorized pets on and off campus

By | Sep 23, 2015

Ithaca College has strict rules against having pets on campus, as do some off-campus landlords, but students are finding their way around the rules rather than leaving their pets at home.

SGA questions Ithaca College’s Intellectual Property policy

By | Sep 16, 2015

Ithaca College Student Government Association President Dominick Recckio and Kyle James, SGA vice president of academic affairs, are raising questions about the college’s Intellectual Property Policy document.

Rifkin proposes faculty search budget changes to Faculty Council

By | Sep 3, 2015

Provost Benjamin Rifkin proposed changes, including creating more college-wide consistency and lowering spending in the faculty candidate search process at his first faculty council meeting Sept. 1.