Based on undergraduate class years, the average age of our current Board of Trustee members who are Cornellians is approximately 57 years old. The oldest alumni class year is 1959; the youngest alumni class year is 2007, and that person has a graduate degree. The youngest undergraduate class year is 1991.
Here’s how the class years of the 51 Trustees who are undergraduate alumni break out:
- 1 is from the classes of the 1950’s
- 11 are from classes of the 1960’s
- 26 are from classes of the 1970’s
- 12 are from classes of the 1980’s
- 1 is from the classes of the 1990’s
68% of all Trustees are male and 32% are female. Of the current alumni-elected trustees, 5 of the 8 (62%) are female.
35 Trustees have self-reported their ethnicity, and of those, 9 are Black or African American, 2 are Hispanic/Latino and 1 is Asian.
Undergraduate degree breakouts are:
- 2 AAP
- 17 Arts & Sciences
- 9 CALS
- 12 Engineering
- 2 Hotel
- 2 Human Ecology
- 6 ILR
50 alumni Trustees have undergraduate degrees; 5 have graduate degrees only. Of those 50, 10 also have graduate degrees from Cornell.
We also have 2 Cornell Parents (i.e. non-alumni who have Cornellian children).