Members of the Latino community expressed discontent at an event Thursday over the way in which a new Residential Hall Director of the Latino Living Center was hired, saying they feel students did not have a chance to give input in the process.
Facing the largest wave of retirements in its history, Cornell is aiming to hire about 67 new faculty a year through its decade-long, $100 million initiative to replace half of its faculty, according to Dean of Faculty Prof. Joseph Burns Ph.D. ’66, astronomy.
In an effort to archive the average day for an Ithaca resident, Ithaca residents will write short essays about their daily activities as part of the “One Day in Ithaca” project, City of Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick ‘09 announced at a Common Council meeting Wednesday. Residents will be asked to write about how they spent their day on May 17.
Cornell’s Title IX Coordinators hosted an open forum Wednesday to discuss the University’s revisions to its sexual assault and harassment policy and procedure. If the revisions are approved, student complainants and respondents may move from testifying at hearings to writing their testimonies.
Following a string of sexual assault incidents reported on campus, the Class of 2017 will be the first to participate in a workshop on consent and healthy sexual relationships during Orientation Week this August.
In light of disciplinary actions taken against fraternities for alcohol and hazing violations over the academic year, some fraternity members say they are concerned that fraternities have been mischaracterized by both the University and students.