We should be looking to the brilliant, beautiful, steadfast students who are being told these cuts are being made in their names.
The only protection faculty at IC have against destructive top-down management decisions is to stand in solidarity with one another.
We urge you to put an end to the wave of terminations among full-time contingent faculty and to support the union in its efforts to end discriminatory labor practices at Ithaca College.
It would be wonderful to see more awards go to contingent faculty this year, but that can only happen if you — yes, you! — nominate someone who’s touched your life.
Instead of seriously engaging with our proposals, our leadership has tried to clamp down on the prospect of progress at IC through intimidation.
The union has decided not to release the total number of votes cast because we do not intend to play into the hand of the administration.