Ezra Cornell wrote about his intention “to do the greatest good” for humanity. And, why he decided to found a university “where any person could find instruction in any study.”

When Cornellians serve their communities, they carry Ezra’s founding ideal out into the world.

Calling all Cornellians!

Help us understand and celebrate the vastness of the good Cornellians can do.

Ezra Cornell statue and the Cornell C

The campaign for Cornell University

Cornellians everywhere are joining together to make a lasting difference for the world. Learn how you can help to do the greatest good. 

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