Susan H. Murphy '73, PhD '94, vice president for Student and Academic Services, speaks with parents during New Student Orientation 2013.

In her presentation, Vice President Murphy discusses the challenges and growth experiences students commonly face, helps parents know what to expect and how to support their student as they face those challenges, and shares her personal observations about being a Cornell parent.

The presentation is followed by a question-and-answer session with the audience. The event is hosted by the Cornell University Parents Fund Committee.