THE PACE CHRONICLE

Pace considering early start to the semester

Pace may be turning on the lights for campus start earlier than expected.

Katie Walsh, Feature Editor

May 27, 2020

The dynamic of the fall semester still remains in question, but the university is planning for various scenarios.  In a recent email sent from the President and the Provost's office, they mentioned a possible change in the fall semester dates.  The email stated “we may start the semester earlier than planned.”  Pace did not...

Ithaca College first of NY schools to announce delayed start for Fall

Aerial view of Ithaca College.

Katie Walsh, Feature Editor

May 18, 2020

Ithaca College announced earlier today that they plan on delaying the start of the fall semester until Oct. 5th, 2020. The President of the College, Shirley Collado, stated "in coming to the decision to open the fall semester on October 5, the senior leadership team and I listened to and collabora...

Spring move out scheduled to continue today

Students will be permitted four hour time slots to complete spring move out. Other options are available for students who cannot make it to campus.

Christina Bubba, Editor-in-Chief

May 15, 2020

Spring move out was postponed as a result of the NY state PAUSE, but resumes again today, May 15, as the executive order was lifted. Students who vacated campus as a COVID-19 precaution and left personal items in their resident hall have the option to sign up for a four hour time slot to retrieve...

What can Pace residents expect come fall?

As the COVID-19 situation evolves, Pace continues to monitor the best course of action to take come fall.

Emily Teixeira, Contributing Writer

May 11, 2020

Pace plans to reopen the Pleasantville campus this fall according to the Director of Residential Life, Alerie Tirsch and the Assistant Vice President for Facilities and Capitol Projects, Aisha Moyla. However, they are also in the process of setting up contingency plans in the event that that is not possible. In...

Pace explores options for the fall semester

Katie Walsh, Feature Editor

May 10, 2020

As the university approaches the end to the spring semester, questions still remain regarding what the plans are for the future. Pace has made an official announcement that all in-person classes have been moved to remote learning until August 31 at this time. Although, university officials hope...

Phase two budget cuts announced by President Krislov

President Krislov announced the first round of budget cuts as a result of COVID-19 on May 8.

Christina Bubba, Editor-in-Chief

May 8, 2020

A series of budget cuts were announced and sent to faculty via email on May 7. President Krislov will personally take a 20 percent pay reduction starting on June 1. Other university leaders, including the provost and all the deans and vice presidents, will also undergo temporary reductions. The cuts ma...

Pace combats a financial crisis amid COVID-19

Pace is actively undergoing scenario modeling and financial remodeling to combat the effects of COVID-19./

Christina Bubba, Editor-in-Chief

May 6, 2020

The financial implications on higher education are rapidly evolving and are increasingly worrisome for many private institutions. Pace is no exception to the inevitability of monetary concerns stemming from the global coronavirus pandemic. According to the Faculty Counsel Chair of the NYC campus, Dan...

Pace implements hiring and salary freeze

Pace has implemented salary and hiring freeze. In addition, faculty are expected to make sacrifices to improve the financial impact of COVID-19 at Pace

Katie Walsh, Feature Editor

May 4, 2020

Pace is one of the many colleges around the country that implemented a hiring and salary freeze for the university's employees.  COVID-19 has tremendously impacted the financial stability of colleges, business’ and families around the world. In early April, President Marvin Krislov stated in a...

Pace to extend pass/fail and withdraw options

Pace extended the pass/fail registration deadline.

Emily Teixeira, Contributing Writer

May 1, 2020

On April 27, Provost Vanya Quiñones sent an email to students announcing that Pace will be extending its deadlines to withdraw from classes and choose to take classes pass/fail. As of now, students may withdraw from their classes until 11:59 pm on May 16-the last day of the semester- and they have until...

Class-Action lawsuit to be served against Pace

Xaviera Marbury filed a class-action lawsuit against Pace over refund money.

Alexis Nieman, Media Editor

April 29, 2020

Three class-action lawsuits have been filed against universities in New York. Students from Columbia, Long Island University and Pace University have all argued that their universities have not “adequately refunded or reimbursed students for tuition and other fees they paid to have in-person, on-camp...

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