Gerald Beasley named Carl A. Kroch University Librarian at Cornell

ITHACA, N.Y. – Gerald R. Beasley, vice provost and chief librarian at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada, has been named the next Carl A. Kroch University Librarian at Cornell University. The appointment, effective Aug. 1, was made by Provost Michael Kotlikoff and approved by the Executive Committee of the Cornell Board of Trustees. […]

Cornell University joins growing alliance of colleges working to expand access and opportunity for 50,000 talented low- and moderate-income students

ITHACA, N.Y. – Cornell University joined sixty-seven of the nation’s most respected colleges and universities in an alliance to substantially expand the number of talented low- and moderate-income students at America’s undergraduate institutions with the highest graduation rates. This growing alliance, called the American Talent Initiative (ATI), supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies, brings together a diverse […]

Former VP Joe Biden to deliver Senior Convocation address May 27

ITHACA, N.Y. – Vice President Joe Biden will give the keynote address at this year’s Senior Convocation, Saturday, May 27, during Cornell’s 149th Commencement Weekend. Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in January, Biden has represented the United States in every region of the world, traveling to more than two dozen countries. “We’re really excited […]

Cornell University Statement Regarding Questions About Professor Brian Wansink’s Research

Cornell University takes matters of academic integrity seriously. Shortly after we were made aware of questions being raised about research conducted by Professor Brian Wansink by fellow researchers at other institutions, Cornell conducted an internal review to determine the extent to which a formal investigation of research integrity was appropriate. That review indicated that, while […]

Lynn Perry Wooten named new dean of Cornell University’s Dyson School

ITHACA, N.Y. – Lynn Perry Wooten, senior associate dean for academic and student excellence at the University of Michigan, has been named David J. Nolan Dean of the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management. Wooten, also clinical professor of strategy, management and organizations at Michigan’s Ross School of Business, will begin her […]

Endowed scholarship challenge is launched at Cornell University

ITHACA, N.Y. – When it comes to upholding Cornell University’s commitment to financial aid for “any person … any study,” Cornellians are always ready for a challenge, according to Fred Van Sickle, vice president for the Division of Alumni Affairs and Development. “They consistently make all the difference for the university,” he said. At the […]

$150M gift founds Cornell SC Johnson College of Business

ITHACA, N.Y. – H. Fisk Johnson ’79, M.Eng. ’80, M.S. ’82, MBA ’84, Ph.D. ’86, and SC Johnson have committed $150 million for Cornell University’s College of Business, which comprises the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, the School of Hotel Administration, and the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management. It […]

The Johnson family legacy at Cornell University

ITHACA, N.Y. – The gift given by SC Johnson Chairman and CEO Fisk Johnson and his company to endow and name the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business marks the latest chapter in a relationship between the Johnson family and Cornell University that extends more than 120 years. “The Johnson family has provided remarkable leadership […]

Andy Noel to lead the Big Red for six more years

ITHACA, N.Y. – J. Andrew Noel, Cornell University’s Meakem*Smith Director of Athletics and Physical Education, will lead the Big Red for at least six more years. Vice President for Student and Campus Life Ryan Lombardi announced on November 28 Noel’s employment contract extension through June 2022. “I have full confidence that Andy will continue to […]

Community-campus collaboration to be celebrated at 2016 TOGO Awards

WHAT:          The sixth annual Town-Gown Awards (TOGOs) WHEN:          Saturday, Nov. 19, 9 to 11 a.m. WHERE:        Kulp Auditorium, Ithaca High School MEDIA:         The event is free and open to the public. Media members are asked to RSVP to John Carberry in Cornell’s Media Relations Office at 607-255-5353 or johncarberry@cornell.edu.   ITHACA, N.Y. – […]