Cornell University and the Excelsior Scholarship and Enhanced Tuition Awards program

Statement from Vice President for University Relations Joel Malina: “We applaud Governor Cuomo and state lawmakers for making access to higher education a leading issue this legislative session, and Cornell is pleased to partner with the state in making even more financial aid available to income-eligible New York state resident students. “In-state students attending one […]

Cornell to host carbon neutrality forum March 28

WHAT: Public forum on “Options for Achieving a Carbon Neutral Campus by 2035” WHEN: Tuesday, March 28 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. WHERE: Hotel Ithaca, 222 S. Cayuga St., Ithaca, NY MEDIA: The event is free and open to the public. Media members are asked to RSVP to Lindsey Hadlock in Cornell’s Media Relations Office […]

Vice President Joel Malina on today’s Project Veritas video

Joel M. Malina, Vice President for University Relations, issued the following statement: “The Project Veritas video released today would have you believe an employee was helping a student make a political statement by denigrating the U.S. Constitution. In fact, the video shows a “reporter” misrepresent herself as a student with a mental health crisis. Under […]

Vice President Joel Malina on freedom of political opinion and Cornell faculty

Joel M. Malina, Vice President for University Relations, issued the following statement: “Cornell University is committed to academic excellence and a core belief that learning flourishes in an environment where diverse ideas are presented and debated without hindrance. Cornell does not consider a person’s political stance in its hiring practices. We first seek to hire […]