Cornell President Martha E. Pollack stopped by the Student Assembly meeting in Willard Straight Hall April 20, her fourth day in office, making brief remarks before taking questions for about a half hour on a multitude of topics.
President Martha E. Pollack recently spoke to the Chronicle about how universities innovate, the critical importance of free speech and academic expression on campus, and what has surprised her most about Cornell so far.
President-elect Martha E. Pollack received a Big Red welcome, complete with a standing ovation, from deans, staff, faculty, trustees, alumni, students and staff at a luncheon Nov. 14 at the Statler Hotel.
In 2009, then-Michigan professor Martha E. Pollack gave the Salton Lecture to the Faculty of Computing and Information Science at Cornell. On April 17, 2017, she will become the university's 14th president.
Members of the Presidential Search Committee began with a list of more than 300 candidates, said Jan Rock Zubrow '77, chairman of the Executive Committee of the Cornell Board of Trustees and chair of the search committee.