The installation of Martha Pollack as the 14th president of Cornell University will take place this afternoon.
The inauguration is a two day celebration that started Thursday. The president’s installation ceremony will take place starting at 2 with a formal procession on Ho Plaza.
Pollack took over at Cornell back in April. The former provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at the University of Michigan was unanimously elected by the Cornell University Board of Trustees in November. Before joining the University of Michigan, Pollack was a professor at the University of Pittsburgh. Pollack received her bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College.