Statement from Laura L. Anglin Concerning the Passing of President Garrett

News Date: 3/10/2016

Albany, NY - Statement from Laura L. Anglin, president of The Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities in New York, regarding the passing of Elizabeth Garrett, the thirteenth president of Cornell University.

“Our deepest sympathies are with Elizabeth’s family, friends and the Cornell community. She was a dynamic pioneer and her many accomplishments will remain a lasting legacy. Elizabeth was a remarkable leader and her loss will be deeply mourned by many.”

About The Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities in New York 
Founded in 1956, The Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (CICU) in New York represents the chief executives of New York's 100+ independent (private, not-for-profit) colleges and universities on issues of public policy. Member colleges compose the largest private sector of higher education in the world and confer most of the bachelor’s degrees (51%), master’s degrees (71%), and doctoral and first-professional degrees (80%) earned in New York State.