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President David J. SkortonPresident David J. Skorton“Cornell University traces its origins to the vision of an entrepreneur and an educational innovator who together saw the opportunity to create a new kind of university for America. By combining traditional subjects with new, emerging and practical areas of inquiry, Ezra Cornell and Andrew D. White built a university singularly able to address the needs of 19th century America.

Today, Cornell continues the entrepreneurial legacy of its founders with a distinguished and innovative university-wide program called Entrepreneurship@Cornell. Drawing on the strong entrepreneurial and business skills of its faculty and the resources of one of the world's great research universities, Entrepreneurship@Cornell enables Cornell students and the wider community to develop the knowledge they need for business creation and success.

I invite you to learn more about the nationally acclaimed Entrepreneurship@Cornell program and its distinctive approach to nurturing the entrepreneurial spirit in Cornellians today.”

– President David J. Skorton