La Jerne Terry Cornish | Steering Committee Co-Chair

Provost and Senior Vice President, Academic Affairs

What skillsets and perspective do you bring to the steering committee?

I have participated in strategic planning before and I have experience in leading a strategic planning process.

What motivated you to join the steering committee?

I was asked by President Collado to co-lead the process with Jason Freitag, associate professor of history and Presidential Fellow.

What is your major hope for the strategic planning effort?

I sincerely hope the effort results in our community feeling seen, heard, and valued as we work together to create a plan that is exciting, inclusive, and achievable.

What do you love about Ithaca College that you hope will never change?

I have witnessed the passion the college inspires in its various constituents and I pray that everyone’s passion for the college never changes.