ITHACA, N.Y. (WENY) -- The President of Cornell University, Martha Pollack will retire on June 30, according to the school. Pollack served as the head of the school for seven years, as the campus' 14th president.

Michael Kotlikoff, who is the University's Provost, will serve as interim president for two years starting July 1.

The school credits Pollack with creating the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy, launching new sustainability and artificial intelligence programs.

The Board of Trustees plans to form a search committee and announce Pollack's replacement 6 to 9 months before Kotlikoff's term as interim president ends.

Cornell says the University will also search for a permanent provost as well.