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Cornell University Board of Trustees and Cornell Council

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is vested with "supreme control" over the university, including all of its colleges and other units.

No classmates currently serve on the Cornell University Board of Trustees.

The following are Trustees Emeritus

  • Carol Britton MacCorkle
  • Thomas A. Mann
  • Ronay A. Menschel
  • Carolyn Chauncey Neuman
  • Jerold R. Ruderman
  • William D. Sanders

Cornell Council

Cornell University Council helps ensure that the voices of alumni, parents, and friends play a meaningful role in Cornell's strategic direction. Council members are the first group of alumni the university turns to for needs like these:

  • Responding to initiatives and program needs of faculty and administrators
  • Serving as a leader in alumni organizations and financial support
  • Serving as a Cornell ambassador and spokesperson in alumni and community groups
  • Hosting events
  • Fundraising
  • Serving on task forces dedicated to specific issues
  • Serving on non-council committees and advisory groups
  • Lobbying the federal or state government

The following classmates are members of the Cornell University Council for 2022-23:

Nancy Taylor Butler1
Marcia Goldschlager Epstein1
Robert B. Goldfarb1
Toby Kleban Levine1
Carol MacCorkle2,3
Ronay A. Menschel2,3
Barton A. Mills1
James F. Munsell1,3
Carolyn C. Neuman1,2,3
William D. Sanders2,3
Bruce D. Wagner1

    1 Life Member of Council
 2 Presidential Councillor
3 Trustee Emeritus