Stories

President Peggy R. Williams



Peggy R. Williams is feted on campus and off as she retires after 11 years as IC president.

The Ithaca Times featured her on its cover under the heading “Goodbye, Peggy!” The campus threw an official farewell celebration. And she was given an honorary doctor of letters degree and named president emerita. But what perhaps...

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Reaffirming the promise of the education our graduates receive from Ithaca College.

In the months since I announced my impending retirement from Ithaca College, I have been asked many times how I would sum up my experiences and accomplishments over 11 years as Ithaca’s president and 36 years in higher education. Even if such a...

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Jay Linden ’72 and Judith Samilow Linden ’73 establish a center devoted to the relationship between creativity and aging.

Martha Graham danced until she was 75. Picasso painted into his 80s. Antonio Stradivari was making his world-famous violins at 92.

Creativity certainly doesn’t stop with...

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Sibling yellow Lab pups are just two of many guide dogs being trained by IC students.
by Liz Getman '09

Blonde-haired beauties Yeltsin and Yvonne may be the most popular siblings on campus. “We walk around with these two, and you know when we’re coming up to a group of girls because they all start squealing...

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Tibet’s head of state and spiritual leader offers campus a lesson on “training the mind.”
by Liz Getman ’09

A group of meditating Tibetan monks knelt on stage, framed by a throne-like platform covered in dark red pillows and gold silk blankets. Their voices rose in a deep and sonorous chant that...

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