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Office of the Dean of Students

Marla Love

About the Dean of Students

Marla Love, senior associate dean of diversity and equity, will serve as interim dean of students and also will take Pendakur’s place serving as one of Cornell’s Presidential Advisors on Diversity and Equity.

“I’m grateful to Marla Love for stepping into the role of interim dean of students,” said Vice President for Student & Campus Life Ryan Lombardi. “She has been a strong leader since her arrival to Cornell and will help to build on the foundation in place in the Office of the Dean of Students.” 

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In the News

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration event took place on Monday, March 1. The event was sponsored by the Office of Spirituality and Meaning-Making (OSMM) and Cornell United Religious Work (CURW). To access the event recording, please visit the Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Event site

The Office of the Dean of Students, in the Division of Student and Campus Life, has announced three new staff members, two joining the Diversity and Inclusion team and one joining the Care and Crisis Services team.
Christian Abigail Gonzalez joins the Dean of Students’ Diversity and Inclusion team as associate director for student empowerment and undocumented/DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) student support. Jarvis Marlow-McCowin also joins the Diversity and Inclusion team as associate director for multicultural student leadership and empowerment.

And Danielle Haynes joins the Care and Crisis Services team as the associate dean of students for conflict coaching and case management.