LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Suggestions for the business dean search committee

To the Editor:

As jarred Cornellians across the globe felt in 2016, the formation of the University’s College of Business was characterized by haste, cryptic explanation, and — without exaggeration — heartbreak.  The pain of betrayal by a loved one does not diminish on its own, even with time. So it is with cautious optimism that I write: now can be a time of hope. With the sudden resignation of Dean Soumitra Dutta, perhaps the University can slow down, and throw open the shutters to sunshine and breeze. The next dean must do no less than: 1.