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Park School Dean to stay at college

By | Nov 8, 2007

Dianne Lynch, dean of the Roy H. Park School of Communications, announced last Thursday she will remain as a dean at Ithaca College. Lynch said a letter was delivered last Thursday to officials at the University of California at Berkeley informing them of her decision to decline the position of dean at their graduate school…


Climate pact committee begins review

By | Nov 8, 2007

The Presidents Climate Commitment Committee, created last month as a part of the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment, held its first meeting Oct. 31. The commitment, which requires its signatories to reduce their carbon footprint, was signed by President Peggy R. Williams in May and officially began Sept. 15. Ithaca College had two…


College club donates new house

By | Oct 12, 2007

Pam Lavigne said she never tried to picture her dream house. But on Saturday, Lavigne came face to face with the next best thing: a house she helped design, that also fit her needs as a single parent. “It’s so much more than I ever could have imagined,” Lavigne said. The house, located on East…


Search begins for H&S dean

By | Oct 11, 2007

Kathleen Rountree, provost and vice president of academic affairs, appointed seven faculty members, one staff member, one administrator and one student to the School of Humanities and Sciences Dean Search Committee on Friday. Laurie Arliss, professor and chair of the speech communication department, will serve as the chair for the committee. Other committee members include…


Committee begins search for president

By | Oct 5, 2007

The Ithaca College Board of Trustees announced Monday the selection of seven trustees, three faculty members, one senior level administrator, one staff member and one student to serve on the presidential search committee. The committee will be chaired by C. William Schwab ’68, chair of the board of trustees. “It’s a very exciting time for…


Park School dean search delayed

By | Oct 4, 2007

Kathleen Rountree, provost and vice president for academic affairs, announced Monday a timetable for the search for a new dean of the Roy H. Park School of Communications. Rountree said the search would begin during the current academic year, but would not conclude until Fall 2008. The college will choose an executive search firm, develop…


Roadwork rattles Coddington residents

By | Oct 4, 2007

The Tompkins County Legislature passed a widening of Coddington Road at their meeting two weeks ago, project manager John Lampman said. The plan includes a five-foot paved shoulder on each side of the road—a two foot expansion in either direction. The road currently has 10-foot lanes and three-foot gravel shoulders. Tim Joseph, chair of the…


Park lobby renovations to continue

By | Sep 28, 2007

The lobby of the Roy H. Park School of Communications is under renovation for the second time since the Spring 2006 semester. The redesign of the lobby includes a new ceiling, new floor tiles and up to six flat-screen televisions, Dianne Lynch, dean of the Roy H. Park School of Communications, said. Lobby renovations in…


College employee dies of cancer

By | Sep 21, 2007

Linda Everett, business operations specialist for Web, systems and departmental services, died Saturday night after a battle with cancer. Everett, who began working at Ithaca College in 1990, was known as optimistic and hard-working, said David Weil, director of Web, systems and departmental services. “I think the thing that’ll stick with me is the way…


Search begins for new music school dean

By | Sep 21, 2007

Kathleen Rountree, provost and vice president of academic affairs, appointed seven faculty members, one staff member and one administrator to the School of Music’s Dean Search Committee yesterday. Steve Mauk, professor of music performance and chair of the committee, said members were selected through a nomination process. Other committee members include Shelley Semmler, vice president…


School of Music Dean announces retirement

By | Aug 27, 2007

Arthur Ostrander, dean of the School of Music, announced yesterday his plans to step down as dean in May 2008 and retire at the end of the 2008-09 academic year. Dave Maley, associate director of media relations, said Ostrander will be on sabbatical leave during the 2008-09 academic year, but will remain a part of…


Provost candidate aims to connect campus

By | May 3, 2007

Diversity, sustainability and a collective college identity were all subjects covered by provost candidate Mark Gromko as he met with students, faculty and staff earlier this week. Gromko, interim provost and vice president for academic affairs and vice provost for academic programs at Bowling Green State University (BGSU) in Bowling Green, Ohio, was the last…