In his address, Lehman proposed creating a new facility, to be completed within the next five to six years, solely for the field of computing and information science.

For more information on the University's plans, you can read the Cornell Daily Sun article at http://www.cornellsun.com/vnews/display.v/ART/2004/11/01/4185cbd2459cd ,
or the article for the Ithaca Journal at http://www.theithacajournal.com/news/stories/20041030/localnews/1506319.html
The President's full address can be viewed at http://www.cornell.edu/president/speeches_2004_1029.cfm