Communications

Speeches

2019 Winter Commencement Address
Dec. 21, 2019

2019 State of the University Address
Oct. 18, 2019

2019 New Student Convocation Address
August 24, 2019

151st Commencement Address
May 26, 2019

2018 Winter Commencement Address
December 15, 2018

2018 State of the University Address
November 2, 2018

2018 New Student Convocation Address
August 18, 2018

150th Commencement Address
May 27, 2018

2017 Winter Commencement Address
December 16, 2017

2017 State of the University Address
October 20, 2017

Inaugural Address
August 25, 2017

2017 New Student Convocation Address
August 19, 2017

149th Commencement Address
May 28, 2017

 

Statements and Essays

Standing with our international students
July 8, 2020

Additional measures to address the FY21 budget deficit
July 2, 2020

Plans to reactivate Ithaca campus for fall semester
June 30, 2020

Campus reactivation planning
June 22, 2020

Cornell marks Juneteenth with day of reflection
June 17, 2020

Statement on Prof. David Collum’s Tweets
June 5, 2020

Immediate actions to support and strengthen our community
June 3, 2020

Statement on the Recent Killings of Black People in America
May 29, 2020

Opportunities for feedback on campus reactivation
May 28, 2020

Congratulatory Message Honoring the Class of 2020
May 23, 2020

Update on COVID-19 Planning and Summer Programs
April 22, 2020

Pollack Outlines Guiding Principles for COVID-19 Response
April 7, 2020

Building community during times of struggle
March 26, 2020

May 2020 Commencement changes
March 20, 2020

To the Cornell Community
March 17, 2020

Cornell suspends classes; virtual instruction begins April 6
March 13, 2020

Message from President Pollack about the importance of social distancing
March 11, 2020

Cornell announces proactive measures to prevent spread of coronavirus
March 10, 2020

President Pollack announces reforms for Greek life at Cornell
Dec. 18, 2019

President offers update on investigation, Greek reforms
Nov. 19, 2019

Message regarding sorority and fraternity activities on campus
Nov. 8, 2019

Cornell Community Welcome
Aug. 28, 2019

Statement on recent acts of gun violence
Aug. 6, 2019

Year-end message from President Pollack
May 9, 2019

Statement on terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka
April 21, 2019

Message from President Martha E. Pollack
April 14, 2019

Statement on terrorist attack in New Zealand
March 15, 2019

America is shutting its doors to some of the world’s best young minds
CNN op-ed, March 4, 2019

Dr. King’s Dream Today
Cornell Daily Sun, January 20, 2019

Statement on Recent National Events
October 29, 2018

Cornell in New York City Visioning Committee update
October 16, 2018

Update on diversity and inclusion initiatives
September 7, 2018

Statement regarding U.S. Supreme Court travel ban ruling
June 27, 2018

Presidential Task Force on Campus Climate submits final reports
June 8, 2018

President Pollack endorses consensual relationship policy
May 21, 2018

President Pollack initiates reforms for Greek letter organizations
May 4, 2018

Update from President Pollack on Key Working Groups
May 2, 2018

Statement from President Pollack and VP Lombardi on Collegetown incident
March 10, 2018

Presidential Task Force on Campus Climate membership announced
December 4, 2017

In honor of our nation’s veterans
November 10, 2017

President Martha E. Pollack responds to fliers promoting white supremacy, anti-Semitism
October 23, 2017

President Martha E. Pollack announces co-chairs, charge of task force addressing bigotry and intolerance
October 11, 2017

Statement from President Martha E. Pollack on events of the past few weeks
September 17, 2017

Statement from President Martha E. Pollack on White House Rescission of DACA Program
September 5, 2017

Welcome back message
August 18, 2017

Statement from President Martha E. Pollack on yesterday’s events in Charlottesville
August 13, 2017

President Pollack reasserts student privacy protections
May 9, 2017

Arrival message from President Martha E. Pollack
April 17, 2017