Robert Spitzer - SUNY Cortland

Robert Spitzer

Robert Spitzer

Robert Spitzer, Political Science Department, one of four original members of the weekly television program, “The Ivory Tower Half Hour,” was on hand to commemorate the program’s 10th anniversary on the air, as noted on the program’s broadcast on Sept. 7. “The Ivory Tower” is a weekly public affairs program broadcast at 8 p.m. on Fridays on WCNY-TV, Syracuse, N.Y. The panelists, consisting of college faculty from central New York universities including Syracuse University, Cazenovia College, Colgate University and Onondaga Community College, discuss the events of the week, and close each program with A’s and F’s. According to Nielsen ratings, “The Ivory Tower” has the highest viewership of any local program broadcast on any local television station in Central New York.