In these times of contention, it gives me perspective to remind myself that the elected shared governance leaders are only temporary custodians of the instruments of campus democracy.
Career advising is not an easy task, but a well-resourced Ivy League university is the last place where students should have to fend for themselves.
Today’s challenges are not a reason to back down from our founder’s ideals, which have endured for more than a century.
As everyone tries their best to meet our challenges head-on, let’s remember to apply empathy.
As we take a brief pause from our regular lives for the storm to pass, let’s reach out to the people who make Cornell the special place that it is – our friends, staff and faculty – to express our feelings of gratitude.
In Cornell’s convoluted hierarchy of career services personnel, it’s unclear what’s more difficult: finding a career path or finding an adviser to help you identify that career path.
The self-selecting nature of chapters makes them impenetrable and – occasionally – unaccountable.
What is genuinely harmful — and requires urgent attention — are the subjective standards by which we enforce selectivity.