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 […]

Cornell University trustees to meet in Ithaca, May 26-28

WHAT: Cornell Board of Trustees meetings. WHEN: May 26-28, 2016 WHERE: Myron Taylor Hall and Statler Hall, Cornell campus NOTE: Some committee sessions are open to the public (see details below). Tickets to the open session of the Cornell University Board of Trustees meeting, Friday, May 27 are also available to news media. Please contact […]

Presidential search underway at Cornell University

ITHACA, N.Y. – The search for Cornell’s 14th president has officially begun with the formation of a Presidential Search Committee, chaired by trustee Jan Rock Zubrow ’77, that plans to be as inclusive and thorough as possible. Zubrow led the search committee two years ago that recommended Elizabeth Garrett as the university’s 13th president. Garrett […]

Hunter Rawlings to take helm as Cornell’s interim president April 25

ITHACA, N.Y. – Hunter R. Rawlings III, Cornell president emeritus and professor emeritus of classics, has been appointed interim president effective April 25, Cornell University Board of Trustees Chairman Robert S. Harrison announced March 24. An international search for the university’s 14th president will begin in the coming months, and Rawlings will serve in an […]