To Change a Campus, Talk to the Dean

Shawn Weismiller for The Chronicle

Kathryn Boor, dean of Cornell U.’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, created a new school 
as a “way to ensure our pre-eminence five and 10 years down the line.”
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When Kathryn J. Boor became a dean at Cornell University, change was at the center of her agenda from the very beginning.

She began leading the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences in 2010, when the Ivy League institution—like colleges...

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