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Mayor Names Dean of Cornell Roosevelt Island Campus

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Aerial Rendering of New Cornell University-Technion Applied Sciences Campus on Roosevelt Island. (nycmayorsoffice/flickr)

Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced the founding dean of Cornell's new tech campus on Roosevelt Island on Thursday, a move he said hopes will further attract and develop talent to the city’s growing tech sector.

Daniel P. Huttenlocher, Cornell's dean of Computer and Information Services, will be the vice provost and founding dean of the CornellNYC Tech Campus. It's a five year term, the mayor said.

Cathy Dove, associate dean of Cornell’s College of Engineering will be campus vice president, and Technion professor Craig Gotsman will be the founding director of the Technion-Cornell Innovation Institute.

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