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I've just become "friends" with Cornell's new president, David Skorton. No, we didn't meet in person. We met on Facebook.

Skorton has 4,308 friends at the University of Iowa, some of whom are none too thrilled to see him leave:

"What's this about you leaving! You can't leave! I won't allow it. I forbid you to go!" writes one on Skorton's wall.

"is there anything we can do to convince you to stay?" pleads another.

But, alas, the deal has been made and soon Cornellians will be graced with the good Doctor's arrival in Ithaca. And, being the welcoming community that Cornell is, 137 students have already become "friends" with the university's new president.

Now, who's going to be the first to poke him?

Marc Zawel | Posted on March 07, 2006 (#)

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