Founded in1865, Cornell is a privately research oriented university and a partner of the State University of New York. Sincethe federal land-grant institution in New York State, the university is continuously contributing to all fields of knowledge that helps to improve the quality of life in the state, nation, and world. Its mission is to support an environment of excellence in learning, discovery, and engagement wherein its students, staff and faculty learn, work, and live as a community. Cornell serves for Excellence with respect and dignity and It recognizes talent andinnovation, to achieve its mission. The university offers competitive programs, services, pay and benefits to attract and retain diverse, high quality faculty and staff. Cornell University supports leadership to build a climate of innovation and educational excellence and cultivate a forward-thinking and solution-oriented work environment within its various campuses.