Maintaining and enhancing the university's excellence in teaching, research, scholarship and outreach.
The university has been a leader in women's and minority rights since 1870, when Cornell was the only major university in the eastern United States to admit women.
The School of Industrial and Labor Relations' Catherwood Library has the foremost academic collection on the workplace in the United States.
Eighty-five percent of all campus art shows feature student work.
About 800 (out of 4,300) students in the College of Arts and Sciences are engaged in undergraduate research or independent study.
Professor John Zissovici explores how architectural ideas and production are influenced by digital imaging and computer simulation.
Cornell has widespread access to computer labs and wireless connections to the Internet.