David Skorton speaks to parents about a variety of topics, including the CornellNYC Tech, the multi-university initiative for student health and well-being, changes to the Greek system, athletics as a community builder among diverse students, the success of reduced-credit courses, on-campus housing, commenting about professors, one-year admission deferrals, increasing financial aid to students, and improving Cornell's ranking, among other topics.

The session is part of a monthly series, Conversations with David Skorton, which brings together some of Cornell's most engaged alumni and friends for an hour-long discussion with the President.