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All faculty, students, staff have voice in campus governance

Ryan Lombardi, left, vice president for student and campus life, and President Hunter Rawlings address the Student Assembly in April 2016.

At many universities, the term “shared governance” refers to the role faculty play in shaping the academic environment.

Since the 1970s, “shared governance” at Cornell has had a much broader meaning. Here, faculty, undergraduate students, graduate and professional students, and staff members are all represented and have a voice in university concerns through two formal channels: the assemblies, including the faculty Senate; and the campus representatives elected to serve as full voting members of the Cornell Board of Trustees.

R2P presents “Once Upon a Mattress”

It’s the Princess and the Pea as you’ve never seen it before – complete with a silent king, a domineering queen and a princess named Fred. “Once Upon a Mattress” is the musical that made Carol Burnett a star, and Running to Places’ presentation of it, May 16 and 17 at the State Theatre of Ithaca, is a perfect show for families to enjoy together.

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