From June 6–9, alumni celebrating their 5th through their 75th reunion years will meet in Ithaca for Reunion 2019, featuring inspiring conversations, learning opportunities, music, art and social gatherings.
Jonathan Burdick, the University of Rochester’s vice provost for enrollment initiatives and college dean of admissions and financial aid, has been named Cornell’s vice provost for enrollment. He will assume the post Aug. 19.
At its May 25 meeting, the Cornell Board of Trustees elected seven new trustees to four-year terms and one new trustee to a two-year term; they will join two new alumni-elected trustees, the new undergraduate student-elected trustee and four re-elected trustees when terms begin July 1.
At Cornell University’s 151st Commencement Ceremony May 26, President Martha E. Pollack stressed that the university’s founding vision of “any person … any study” is not only at the heart of what makes Cornell unique, but also explains broadly why education matters more than ever before.
Approximately 300 doctoral candidates participated in a festive Ph.D. hooding ceremony May 25 in Barton Hall with President Martha E. Pollack and Provost Michael Kotlikoff offering comments and congratulations.
The Class of 2019 is entering one of the most extraordinary times in human history, William S. Nye ’77 – better known as Bill Nye the Science Guy – told graduates at Senior Convocation, urging them to stay optimistic as they tackle unparalleled challenges.