Office of the President

Higher Ed in the Round

Higher Ed in the Round is a monthly series featuring President Skorton and a range of interesting voices on issues of importance to higher education. Listeners can interact with the president and guests via email or phone.

Episodes air on WEOS FM, Time Warner Cable, and CUTV, and are available on CornellCast.


The Future of Science in America

April 30, 2007
As part of the 2007 Atkinson Forum in American Studies, President Skorton is joined by Dr. Harold Varmus, president and CEO of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, to discuss the future of science in America.

The Cost of Higher Education

March 5, 2007
A roundtable discussion with guests Peggy R. Williams, president of Ithaca College, and Carl Haynes, president of Tompkins Cortland Community College, on the broad range of issues related to the cost of higher education.