Current Members: 

Liz O'Brien

Liz

Oriana Henney

Oriana

Kahn Branch

Katy Banks

Katy

Nora McKenzie

Nora

Sarah Johnson

Kelsey King

Mariah Ravet

Mariah

The Academic Affairs Committee:

  • Serves as the liaison between students and faculty/staff regarding Academic policy and concerns
  • Informs the student body about any pertinent changes to academic policy and voices the opinion of the student body at faculty meetings
  • Develops and implements certain academic policy objectives, as the student body sees fit, which may include both student-run initiatives and formal proposals presented to the faculty Academic Affairs Committee
  • Provides the New York Times for students available in the Commons and online
  • Puts on annual academic forum surrounding a topic of the committee's choosing. Past forums have included presidential elections, the World Series, and the Occupy movement
  • Allocates grant money up to $350 for students for individual academic activities including but not limited to research and conferences

Interested in joining? Contact Liz O'Brien at eobrien15@cornellcollege.edu.

Interested in the Academic Activities Grant? Check out more information on how to apply here