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Daily Sun to Reduce Print Publication
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Tuesday, 10 May 2016

The Cornell Daily Sun will cut its print publication schedule from five days a week to three starting this fall, the newspaper has announced. In stating that the paper will publish a print edition only on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, its lead editors cited both financial challenges—it has operated at a loss for the past seven years—and a desire to focus on its online presence, calling this a “pivitol moment” in the Sun’s history. The move made headlines both locally and nationally, including a story in the New York Times.

 
Grad Alum Named Vet Dean Print E-mail
Wednesday, 04 May 2016

Lorin Warnick, PhD ’94, a longtime faculty member at the College of Veterinary Medicine, has been named its new dean. A former director of the Cornell University Hospital for Animals who has taught on the Hill since 1996, Warnick had served as interim dean since August 2015, when Michael Kotlikoff left the post to become provost. Warnick, a professor of ambulatory and production medicine, focuses his research on pathogens like Salmonella that cross from cattle to humans.

 
Garrett Memorial Run Set for May 8 Print E-mail
Thursday, 28 April 2016

Late President Elizabeth Garrett will be honored with a memorial run on campus on Sunday, May 8. The 5K event, which will be held at Cornell Plantations and is open to the public, will raise money for the President Elizabeth Garrett Fund for Colon Cancer Research as well as student scholarships. Garrett (seen above at Homecoming 2014, before she took office) passed away in March. To register for the run, click here; the fee is $20 through May 6, $25 afterward.

 
Rawlings Takes Office; Presidential Search Begins Print E-mail
Monday, 25 April 2016

President Emeritus Hunter Rawlings has begun his term as interim president, his third time as Cornell president and second on an interim basis. He comes to the post from the Association of American Universities, for which he served as president until his recent retirement.

This week, Cornell announced the formation of the nineteen-person search committee that will seek a successor to late President Elizabeth Garrett. Chaired by trustee Jan Rock Zubrow ’77—who also led the committee that hired Garrett—it comprises students, faculty, staff, alumni, and trustees. (A complete list is available here.) Cornellians can track their progress on the search’s official website.

Among the first steps are a pair of open forums to be held on campus on Wednesday, May 4; they’ll be viewable via CornellCast. Anyone wishing to provide feedback during the search process may e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 
IMF Investment Director to Head CU Office Print E-mail
Wednesday, 20 April 2016

 

 

The director of the International Monetary Fund’s investment office will serve as Cornell’s chief investment officer starting July 1, Provost and Acting President Michael Kotlikoff has announced. Kenneth Miranda, currently a member of the Board of Trustees’ Investment Committee, will lead the Office of University Investments and manage a $6 billion portfolio. Kotlikoff calls him “a results-driven professional with dynamic strategies that will ensure our endowment grows in depth and breadth as it maintains the stability required to support our educational and engagement mission.”

 
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