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IPP is a values-based organization dedicated to the principals of Truth, Respect, Excellence, Teamwork, and Integrity.


The Cornell University campus is widely admired as one of the world’s most beautiful academic settings.

Infrastructure, Properties and Planning is committed to providing the highest quality service to faculty, students, staff, alumni, and visitors.  With more than 260 major buildings enhancing the magnificent landscape of the Ithaca campus, the over 1,000 highly talented and dedicated staff of IPP serve as stewards of campus resources and operations.

We are proud to acknowledge the numerous accomplishments and successes of our staff as we partner with the broader university community in carrying out our mission.


Cornell University Infrastructure, Properties and Planning

  • Oversight of planning, designing, constructing, and maintaining university buildings, grounds, and utility infrastructure as well as energy and sustainability efforts for the physical campus in Ithaca, New York.
  • Oversight of commuter, fleet, and parking services as well as  campus mail.
  • Oversight of the Real Estate function of the university.
  • Senior staff contact and support for the Buildings and Properties Committee of the Board of Trustees.
  • Member of the university’s Capital Funding and Priorities Committee (CF&PC), a senior-level resource allocation committee.
  • Member of the President's senior leadership team. 
  • Serve on various campus and community committees involving administrators, faculty, students, trustees, and members of the local Ithaca community.


      IPP Strategic Plan
      IPP Organizations and Positions


Interim Vice President


Executive Staff Assistant

William Sitzabee
308 Day Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853-3701
607 255-4394 O.
607 255-4588 F.


Laurrie Coffin
308 Day Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853-3701
607 255-4394 O.
607 255-4588 F.