The Office of Academic Affairs provides coordination and support for all academic areas at Cornell. These include curriculum; faculty hiring, evaluation, and development; budget matters; facilities; and associated activities in the library and the office of the registrar.



Cornell College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. You may verify the college's accreditation status by clicking on the HLC icon.

General Mission

To provide leadership within and the best possible administrative support for the academic program of the College; to facilitate the efficient and effective functioning of academic departments; to assist faculty in fulfilling their pedagogical and research goals; and to further the fundamental academic mission of the college.


Continue to strengthen the academic program at Cornell College, remembering that our collective goal is to provide an excellent liberal arts education for our students through innovative, rigorous and intensive teaching inside and outside the classroom.

Other affiliations


Cornell College has been approved to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements.