Cornell University Trustees to meet in Ithaca, Oct. 19-20

WHAT:          Cornell University Board of Trustees meetings WHEN:          Thursday, Oct. 19 and Friday, Oct. 20, 2017 WHERE:        Various locations on the Cornell University Ithaca campus MEDIA:         Some Cornell Board of Trustees meetings are open to media or the public (details below). Tickets to the open sessions are available to the news media. Members […]

Cornell endowment performance ‘solid’ – hits highest total ever

ITHACA, N.Y. – Cornell University’s endowment returned 12.5 percent for the year ending June 30, bringing its value to $6.8 billion, its highest total to date. Performance was led by the endowment’s public equity portfolios, which benefited from broad gains in global equity markets, particularly in Europe and in emerging economies, and by its private […]

Emmanuel Giannelis named vice provost for research

ITHACA, N.Y. – Emmanuel Giannelis, the Walter R. Read Professor of Engineering and associate dean for research, graduate and professional programs in the College of Engineering, has been named vice provost for research and vice president for technology transfer, intellectual property and research policy, Provost Michael Kotlikoff announced July 20. The Executive Committee of the […]

Kate Walsh named dean of School of Hotel Administration

ITHACA, N.Y. – Kate Walsh, MPS ’90, has been named the seventh dean of the School of Hotel Administration, Provost Michael Kotlikoff announced June 16. She is the first female dean of the Hotel School and the second alumnus to lead it. Walsh has served as interim dean since July 1, 2016. Her four-year appointment […]

Frederick Burgess appointed VP for infrastructure, properties and planning

ITHACA, N.Y. – Frederick Burgess, recently the commanding officer of Naval Facilities Engineering Command in Washington, D.C., has been named vice president for infrastructure, properties and planning (IPP) at Cornell. The appointment, effective Sept. 1, was made by Joanne DeStefano, executive vice president and chief financial officer, and approved by the Executive Committee of the […]

Cornell University trustees to meet in Ithaca, May 26-27

WHAT:          Cornell Board of Trustees meetings. WHEN:          May 26-27, 2017 WHERE:        Myron Taylor Hall and Statler Hall, Cornell campus NOTE:           Some committee sessions are open to the public (see details below). Passes to the open session of the Cornell University Board of Trustees meeting, Friday, May 26, are available to news […]

Cornell University Trustees to meet in Ithaca

WHAT: Cornell University Board of Trustees meetings WHEN: March 23-24, 2017 WHERE: Statler Hall and the Statler Hotel, Cornell campus MEDIA: Some Cornell Board of Trustees meetings are open to media or the public (details below). Members of the media who plan to cover any of these events must RSVP to Lindsey Hadlock in Cornell’s […]

Martha E. Pollack named Cornell’s 14th president

Media note: High-definition still images and video from today’s press conference are available at https://cornell.box.com/v/pollackannounce. Additional information and background materials can be found at www.cornell.edu/president-search.   Martha E. Pollack named Cornell’s 14th president U. of Michigan provost to start April 17, 2017   ITHACA, N.Y. — The Cornell University Board of Trustees today unanimously elected […]

Cornell Board of Trustees approves ‘Cornell Botanic Gardens’ naming

ITHACA, N.Y. – Cornell’s living botanical and natural areas collection is getting a new name. Cornell Botanic Gardens was officially approved Oct. 28 by the Cornell University Board of Trustees, the final step in a broad rebranding effort begun more than two years ago. The new moniker replaces Cornell Plantations as the name of the […]

Cornell University Trustees to meet in Ithaca

WHAT:          Cornell University Board of Trustees meetings WHEN:          Thursday, Oct. 27 and Friday, Oct. 28, 2016 WHERE:        Various locations on the Cornell University Ithaca campus MEDIA:         Some Cornell Board of Trustees meetings are open to media or the public (details below). Tickets to the open sessions are available to the news media. Members […]