365 Things to DO – Day THREE HUNDRED SIXTY TWO: Have your picture taken in A.D. White’s lap. (FYI: It's a little tricky getting up there!) There would be NO Cornell without Andrew Dickson White. Together, he and Ezra Cornell created one of the finest universities in the world, forever changing Ithaca’s destiny. (SEE Days 120 & 121.) Statues of the founders of Cornell are in the Arts Quad on campus...We WALK in the footsteps of GIANTS.