After months of tense negotiation that included a planned strike and a federal mediator, Ithaca College and the contingent faculty have reached a contract agreement. Contingent faculty are non-tenure track faculty. The college administration agreed to all the demands of the non-tenure faculty union. A large part of the agreement was a significant pay increase for part-time faculty.
Brody Burroughs, a part-time art professor at Ithaca College, says the pay bump is a long time coming.
“In 10 years, I received one adjustment to my pay,” Burroughs said.