Notable Visitors

Marianne Schnall, Founder and Executive Director of, author of Daring to Be Ourselves: Influential Women Share Insights on Courage, Happiness, and Finding Your Own Voice, Flora Rose House, April 2014.

Chuck Workman, Award-winning director, writer and producer; William Keeton House, March 2014.

Mathis Wackernagel, Sustainability advocate, President of Global Footprint Network; Rhodes Professor; William Keeton House, February 2014.

Mark Bittman, New York Times Columnist and Author; Sevin Fellow; Hans Bethe House, March 2013.

Ramaswami Balasubramaniam, International Development expert, social innovator; Rhodes Professor; William Keeton House, February 2013.

Rich Stearns, President of World Vision U.S., Flora Rose House, February 2013.

Carol Rattray '78, Co-founder of and co-founder of Rattray Kimura Foundation; William Keeton House, April 2012.

Sam Palatnik, Chess Grandmaster; Alice Cook House, October 2011.

Spencer Wells, Geneticist, Anthropologist, and Explorer-in-Residence for National Geographic; Rhodes Professor; William Keeton House, April 2011.

Professor Lord John Krebs, Principal of Jesus College, Oxford University; Alice Cook House, April 2011.

Greg Epstein, Humanist Chaplain, Harvard University; Alice Cook House, February 2011.

General (ret.) Anthony Zinni, Frank H.T. Rhodes Class of '56 Visiting Professor; Alice Cook House, May 2010.

President David J. Skorton and Robin Davisson, Cornell University's 12th president from 2006 to 2015, faculty appointments as professor in the Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City and in Biomedical Engineering at the College of Engineering on Cornell's Ithaca campus; Flora Rose House, April 2010.

Gene Cretz, U.S. Ambassador to Libya; Alice Cook House, October 2009.

General Anthony Zinni, Frank H.T. Rhodes Class of '56 Professor; Alice Cook House, April 2009.

Arun Chaudhary '97, Political Filmmaker, New Media Road Director for Barack Obama's New Media Team; Sevin Fellow; William Keeton House, March 2009.

Andrew Tisch '71,Co-Chairman, Loews Corporation; Member, Cornell Board of Trustees; Alice Cook House, March 2009.

Art Spitzer '71, Legal Director, ACLU, Washington DC; Alice Cook House, March 2009.

Sergio Fajardo, Mayor of Medellin, Colombia and Professor of Mathematics at the University of the Andes in Colombia; William Keeton House, February 2009.

Temple Grandin, Colorado State University Professor, autism advocate and livestock handling expert; William Keeton House, October 2008.

Bill Nye '77 "The Science Guy", Scientist, Engineer, Comedian, Author and Inventor; Rhodes Class of '56 Professor; Alice Cook House, October 2008.

Eric Zala, Filmmaker, The Raiders of the Lost Ark:The Adaptation; Alice Cook House, September 2008.

Dan Bakkedahl, Correspondent, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart; Alice Cook House, March 2008.

Harold Tanner '52, Former Chair of Cornell Board of Trustees; Alice Cook House, March 2008.

Carol Kuntz '84, National Defense University; former Special Advisor for National Security Affairs, Office of the Vice President; Former Editor in Chief, Cornell Daily Sun; Alice Cook House, November 2007.

Justice Debra James '75, New York State Supreme Court; Alice Cook House, April 2007.

Robert Moses, Frank H.T. Rhodes Class of '56; Professor Civil Rights Leader, Founder of the Algebra Project MacArthur Foundation Fellow; Alice Cook House, January 2007.

Ken Sunshine '72,Consultant, Agent, Publicist for Leonardo DiCaprio, Ben Affleck and Justin Timberlake; Alice Cook House, October 2005.

Janet Reno, Former U.S. Attorney General; Rhodes Class of '56 Professor; Alice Cook House, November 2004.

Sheryl WuDunn '81, New York Times Pulitzer Prize winning Journalist and Cornell Trustee; Alice Cook House, October 2004.

Helen (Happy) Reichert'25, Class of '25 Alumni; Alice Cook House, September 2004.