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 president, dean, former Justice colleague praise Class of ’60 member Janet Reno

Former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno was a member of Cornell’s Class of 1960, earning a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the College of Arts and Sciences. She also was Cornell’s 2001 Senior Convocation speaker and a Frank H.T. Rhodes Class of ’56 professor from 2001-04. Cornell University Interim President Hunter Rawlings, who was president […]

Statement of congratulations to ICSD Superintendent Luvelle Brown from Interim President Hunter R. Rawlings III

ITHACA, N.Y. – Today, I celebrate the news that Ithaca City School District (ICSD) Superintendent Dr. Luvelle Brown has been named the 2017 New York State School Superintendent of the Year. Dr. Brown is both a friend and a colleague, and his progressive leadership and collaborative spirit have resulted in a school district that is […]

Rawlings to expand ‘One Cornell’ vision during State of the University address

WHAT:          State of the University address and other events coinciding with Cornell Trustee-Council Annual Meeting. WHEN:          Thursday, Oct. 27 and Friday, Oct. 28. WHERE:        Cornell University campus in Ithaca. MEDIA:         Media members are invited to cover the State of the University address, as well as other events during the Trustee-Council Annual Meeting. To […]

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 […]