In a meeting with the (Cedar Rapids) Gazette editorial board, Cornell College President Jonathan Brand spoke about the school’s plan to increase enrollment, as well as about the importance of a liberal arts education.
The inauguration of incoming President Jonathan Brand will take place next year on Saturday, April 21, 2012. All faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends are invited.
When incoming President Jonathan Brand visited campus on Feb. 18, he spoke in King Chapel and met with students, faculty, staff, and community members. He also sat down for an interview for the Cornell Report and the Cornellian. New clips will be posted weekly.
Incoming President Jonathan Brand was on campus Friday, Feb. 18 to meet with students, faculty, staff and community members. He spoke briefly in King Chapel about his commitment to Cornell and his vision for the future. You can see part of that speech below.
Incoming President Jonathan Brand and his wife, Rachelle LaBarge, will be on campus to meet the community on Friday, Feb. 18.
From the Fall 2010 Cornell Report Cornell’s next president, Jonathan Brand, is hoping to bring some of the lessons he’s learned in his five years at the helm of Doane College in Crete, Neb., with him to the Hilltop.
Cornell College, a nationally-recognized liberal arts college with distinguished faculty across all disciplines, has named Doane College President Jonathan Brand its 15th President, effective July 1, 2011. Brand succeeds Les Garner, who served as President of Cornell for 16 years before leaving in June to become President and CEO of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community […]
Earlier this month the Presidential Search Committee interviewed eight semi-finalist candidates to succeed Les Garner as the 15th President of Cornell College. Through this round of interviews the committee has narrowed the search to three finalists.
The presidential search committee has narrowed the field to eight semi-finalists from a variety of positions, including several sitting presidents.
The Presidential search is progressing according to plan. The full search committee will meet with consultants Witt-Kieffer on campus on Aug. 24 to discuss the search and again on Sept. 13 to review the candidate pool and identify eight to 10 semi-finalists to invite for off-site interviews.
The college’s presidential search firm, Witt/Kieffer, reports that response to the opportunity has been strong and that they have been receiving applications steadily over the past several weeks. Their proactive recruitment efforts are proceeding at an aggressive pace, and they report that the early responses to their outreach encourage them to be confident that the […]
Chris Carlson, who completes two years as dean of the college this month, will continue his service to the college by becoming special assistant to the president on July 1.
The Cornell College Board of Trustees has elected James W. Brown, special assistant to President Garner, as interim president starting July 1. President Les Garner is leaving after 16 years to become CEO of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation.
John Smith ’71, chair of the Cornell College Board of Trustees and the Trustee Presidential Search Committee, has announced the selection of the executive search firm Witt/Kieffer of Oak Brook, Ill. The firm will be on campus within two weeks to spend time with various college constituencies.