Tag Archives: Administration

President Rawlings Seeks Résumé Critique at Career Services

Rawlings addresses Ron Ehrenberg's class "Economics of the University."

BARNES HALL — Preparing for his re-entry into the unemployment pool this summer, President Rawlings solicited a member of career services to critique his résumé. “Now that I’ll be looking for a job again, I thought it would be best for someone to make sure everything is up to date Read More

Report: Current Rise in Tuition Levels Will Lead to Unsustainable Campus by 2024

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DAY HALL — Following the Cornell Board of Trustees vote to increase tuition by 3.75%, a team of financial wellness scientists released a report detailing how, if tuition levels continue to grow at the current rate, Cornell’s campus will be unable to support students in just seven years. “While a Read More

Title IX Investigations Keep Piling Up In University’s Spam Folder

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San Diego, CA (Jun. 14, 2002) -- Mr. Stephen C. Dunn, Deputy Comptroller for the U.S. Navy's Space and  Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR), recently received the prestigious "William A. Jump Meritorious Award for Excellence in Public Administration.Ó  U.S. Navy photo by Corinna Duron.  (RELEASED)

DAY HALL — A recent report by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights, which named Cornell the university with the highest number of active Title IX investigations, has landed atop a growing heap of Title IX emails in the university’s spam folder. “Initially, I was pleasantly surprised Read More

Martha E. Pollack Welcome Party Clearly Planned With Someone Else in Mind

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WILLARD STRAIGHT — Following invitations to ‘Celebrate our next female president,’ the Cornell Democrats’ welcome party for Cornell’s newly announced 14th president Martha E. Pollack seems planned with someone else clearly in mind. “A lifelong fighter for children and families, from her time at Wellesley College in the 1960s to Read More

Rawlings Warns Grad Students That Union Might Give Them Brief Glimmer of Happiness

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DAY HALL – In response to a major push at Cornell toward forming the first graduate student union in the school’s history, Interim President Hunter Rawlings III sent an email out earlier today warning the university that unionizing would offer Masters and PhD students a brief glimmer of hope and Read More

Administration Pretty Stoked Everybody Seems to Have Forgotten About Health Fee

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DAY HALL – Today, over a year and a half since the Gannett Health Fee was enacted, reports indicate that the university administrators are pretty stoked that everybody seems to have outright forgotten about the fee, which at the time incited anger and protests from students opposed to the unnecessary Read More

OP-ED: See? We Changed the Name of the Plantations and Fixed On-Campus Racism!

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by Associate Dean of Students Charlotte Beaufort When the Black Students United group came forward with their demand to change the name of the Cornell Plantations, citing the racial undertones that ‘plantations’ conveyed, the Board of Trustees had a long discussion of what to do. We eventually decided that, yes, Read More

Administration Releases Evidence that Qatar Workers Are “Yeah – What? Oh No Yeah They’re Fine.”

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DAY HALL — After being pressed on investigations of poor working conditions of personnel at Weill Cornell Medicine in Qatar, the administration revealed that workers at the Doha facility are “Yeah – what? Oh no yeah they’re fine.” Student activist groups’ continued call for an external infrastructure to prevent the Read More