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Member Guidelines

Terms and expectations for CU Council members

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As a new member, we want to help you get accustomed to your new role in the Cornell University Council.

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Member terms

A CUC member serves for four years. A member may be re-elected after a two-year hiatus; he or she is then automatically reconsidered by the Membership Committee for another term based on  continued leadership and involvement with Cornell, as well as whether the member meets the member expectations during the recent term.

Member qualifications

To qualify for council membership, a candidate must meet at least one of the following criteria: demonstrated leadership and involvement in Cornell activities for 5 or more years; achievement of significant leadership role in business, profession, or vocation; significant contribution to the betterment of society through leadership in community, education, charitable organizations, or other humanitarian undertakings.

Member Expectations

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