In the School of Hotel Administration .
Michael D. Johnson, dean, E. M. Statler Professor
Steven A. Carvell, associate dean for academic affairs
Timothy Durnford, associate dean for business affairs
Jon Denison, associate dean for external affairs
Judi Brownell, dean of students
Joe Strodel, director of corporate and foundation affairs
Neil Tarallo, director of the Leland C. and Mary M. Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship
Rohit Verma, executive director of center for hospitality research
Jan A. de Roos, director of center for real estate finance
Timothy Hinkin, Richard J. and Monene P. Bradley Director of Graduate Studies
Lisa M. Shaffer, assistant dean, student services & enrollment management
Molly deRoos, director of career management
Sheri Mahaney, assistant director of graduate programs
Curtis Ferguson II, assistant director of multicultural programs
Meg Keilbach, director of development
Christine Natsios, director of alumni affairs
Emily Franco, director of Hotel School/Culinary Institute of America Alliance
Tom Kline, executive director of executive education
Nancy Weislogel, director of operations & international collaborations
Dina Kristof, registrar
Lucinda Allen, director of academic affairs
Statler Hall. Statler Hall is a unique building designed explicitly to meet the needs of the faculty and students of the School of Hotel Administration. The building, which serves both practical and theoretical instruction, includes classrooms, lecture rooms, laboratories, a library, computer center, beverage management lab, auditorium, and the Statler Hotel and J. Willard Marriott Executive Education Center. Statler Hall and the Statler Hotel were designed exclusively for the school’s academic and executive education programs, providing students with training and work experience in facilities similar to those in which they will work after graduation. Additionally, the Beck Center provides classroom and meeting spaces, and teaching technologies that facilitate an interactive teaching style. The school’s recently opened tower is home to the Center for Hospitality Research, the Center for Real Estate Finance, and the Pillsbury Institute of Hospitality Entrepreneurship.
The School of Hotel Administration’s Nestlé Library. The Nestlé Library has one of the most extensive collections of hospitality related materials in the world. The collection contains approximately 37,000 books and more than 500 journal, magazine, newsletter, and newspaper subscriptions. Materials on lodging, foodservice, travel and tourism, real estate, and general hospitality business topics comprise the core of the library’s collections. Among the library’s special features are numerous electronic information resources, including Business Source Complete, Hotel Horizons, Technomic, Mintel Marketing Intelligence, and Hospitality and Tourism Complete, a unique index of hospitality articles. For industry professionals, information resources and services for the hospitality industry are available for a fee through the library’s HOSTLINE service. More detailed information about the Nestlé Library can be found at www.hotelschool.cornell.edu/research/library/. In addition to offering an excellent collection of materials and access to extensive electronic resources, the School of Hotel Administration library provides instruction and research support to every member of the school’s community.
Statler Hotel and J. Willard Marriott Executive Education Center. The Statler Hotel, a AAA Four Diamond Hotel, comprises 153 guest rooms; an executive education center; a signature restaurant, Taverna Banfi; two quick-service food outlets; and a lounge. The Statler Hotel is an independent, self-sustaining teaching unit that provides quality food and beverage, meeting, and lodging services to the local community and to campus visitors, such as parents and those who visit Cornell as part of the application process. The Statler Hotel provides a unique brand of hospitality that integrates the management theory taught at the Cornell School of Hotel Administration with practical expertise of the hotel’s professional and student staff. The hotel offers part-time jobs to approximately 200 students each semester with priority given to students in the school. A select group of students participate in the hotel’s Leadership Development program and earn supervisory and management positions in the hotel.