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HR Vision and Priorities

In spring 2024, we launched a new vision and mission to better represent the aspirational future state and purpose of our organization.

Our Vision

Renowned for the way we value people.

Our Mission

We enrich the employee experience and cultivate a celebrated work culture through a commitment to engagement, inclusion, wellbeing, and opportunities for growth.

We realize this purpose through:

  • Leading people and influencing culture.
  • Staying at the forefront of our field to anticipate and adapt to the emerging needs of an increasingly dynamic workforce.  
  • Providing comprehensive benefits, programs, and services to support the wellbeing of each person and their evolving life needs. 
  • Embracing a One Cornell approach which is inclusive and honors the diversity of our workforce and the business needs of colleges and units.

Our HR Community Structure

The HR Community includes members from both the centralized Division of the Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, and the Human Resources departments dedicated to the colleges and units. This dual organizational structure provides our HR Community with a vast breadth 0f information about our workforce, and enables us to share knowledge and expertise to make decisions and implement initiatives that are in the best interest of our large, varied, population.