President La Jerne Terry Cornish has been selected as one of the 100 most powerful people in New York’s higher education community. City and State New York magazine’s 2022 Higher Education Power 100 list placed Cornish in the 25th spot. This list honors the most influential leaders in academia statewide, including leaders of several colleges, universities, and professional schools.
“It is truly a privilege to represent Ithaca College alongside some of New York State’s most committed leaders in higher education,” shared President Cornish. “I am honored to receive this distinction, and proud to lead our IC community.”
Cornish is the 10th president of Ithaca College and took office on March 7, 2022. Prior to this appointment, she served as interim president from August 2021 to March 2022, and as provost and executive vice president after joining IC as provost and senior vice president for academic affairs in July 2018.