Ithaca, N.Y. — A flurry of reactions from around the web came Tuesday as Cornell announced its next president.

Elizabeth Garrett will become the first female president in the history of the university. To learn more about her, see here or here.

Here’s a short round-up of some of the reactions from Cornell students, Ithaca officials, national media outlets and even a senator:

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Jeff Stein

Jeff Stein is the founder and former editor of the Ithaca Voice.