Press director elected president of international association

Jane Bunker was elected to spearhead the Association of University Presses in 2023.

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Four faculty to receive Carpenter Advising Awards

Four Cornell faculty members have received Kendall S. Carpenter Memorial Advising Awards, which recognize sustained and distinguished contributions of professorial faculty and senior lecturers to undergraduate advising.

Posthumous album brings Cornell staffer’s music to life

An album featuring the work of Daniel Gaibel, former information technology manager for the Language Resource Center (LRC), will debut this weekend at the Ithaca Festival.

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New trustees to join Cornell board

At its May 27 meeting, the Cornell Board of Trustees elected eight new members to four-year terms, while five current trustees were reelected to four-year terms.

Christine Lovely named chief human resources officer

Christine D. Lovely, associate vice chancellor and chief human resources officer at the University of California, Davis, will succeed Mary Opperman as Cornell's next vice president and chief human resources officer, effective Aug. 30.

Jayawardhana reappointed A&S dean, named Bethe professor

Ray Jayawardhana, the Harold Tanner Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, has been appointed to a second five-year term, beginning July 1, 2023, and named the Hans A. Bethe Professor, an appointment that begins July 1, 2022.

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Self-fulfilling rankings boost agencies’ power, influence

Rankings of nations, corporations and colleges trigger behavior that makes them appear more accurate in hindsight, building rating agencies’ power, Cornell economist Kaushik Basu and doctoral student Haokun Sun argue in new research.

Pump heralds a fossil fuel-free future at child care center

So long, natural gas heat: Let the Earth warm little fingers and toes. Building a new, environmentally friendly heating and cooling system at the Cornell Child Care Center will start in late summer.