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Archive: May 2016




Posted on behalf of Roger "Doc" Richardson, Interim Chief Diversity Officer

Dear Campus Community:

Since I assumed the Interim Chief Diversity Officer position in November 2015, I have witnessed a changing of the seasons. Not only is our Ithaca winter finally becoming brighter, but I have also witnessed a significant shift in some of our campus community members’ attitudes and behaviors.

In the sixteen years that I have been employed at Ithaca College, I have never observed this degree of focus and level of intentionality on the part of the institution to engage in open discussions and implement policies and practices related to issues of diversity and inclusion.  I applaud the IC community for their engagement and willingness to contribute to IC’s efforts to help promote a more inclusive campus.

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