Martha E. Pollack named Cornell’s 14th president

Media note: High-definition still images and video from today’s press conference are available at Additional information and background materials can be found at   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 […]

Memorial run will honor life and legacy of President Garrett on May 8

WHAT:          “Elizabeth Garrett Memorial 5K: A Moment of Grace” to honor legacy of President Garrett, raise colon cancer awareness, and support the President Elizabeth Garrett Fund for Colon Cancer Research and student scholarships WHEN:         Sunday, May 8, 10 a.m. WHERE:       Cornell Plantations, Ithaca MEDIA:         The event is free and open to the public. Media […]

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 […]

Memorial Gathering for President Elizabeth Garrett set for March 17 at Bailey Hall

WHAT: A memorial gathering for Cornell University President Elizabeth Garrett. WHEN: Thursday, March 17, at 3 p.m. WHERE: Bailey Hall on Cornell’s Ithaca campus MEDIA: This event is free and open to the public. Media members who plan to attend are asked to RSVP to John Carberry in Cornell’s Media Relations Office at 607-255-5353 or […]

Cornell University to establish an integrated College of Business

New College will cement the university’s position as a world-class center of teaching and research for business management and entrepreneurship ….. College will comprise the School of Hotel Administration, the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, and the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management ….. Collaborative consultation process will establish academic […]

Southern Tier $500M economic award a boon for agriculture and region

ITHACA, N.Y. – The Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council has won $500 million over the next five years in New York’s Upstate Revitalization Initiative, Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office announced today. Cornell will be involved in about $100 million worth of key projects funded by the grant. The Southern Tier was one of three state […]

Inauguration address of Cornell President Elizabeth Garrett

Media Note: A link to a video of President Elizabeth Garrett’s inauguration address delivered during her inauguration is available here. Inauguration address of Cornell President Elizabeth Garrett Note: The following address was delivered by Elizabeth Garrett in Ithaca, N.Y. during her inauguration as President of Cornell University on Sept. 18, 2015. The Road to Ithaka: […]