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December 2001

An Integrated City University Responds to the WTC Crisis

Bold, High-Tech TV Magazine Invites "Study with the Best"
NYC Past in Full Array At Inaugural History Festival
CUNY Community Colleges: Vital to City Economy
Arthur Miller Drops Back In for Finley Award at CCNY Dinner
Archaeologists Research Vikings
Faculty Experts Join Collaboration on World Trade Center Future
New Research Foundation Head
Asthma Initiative at BCC Registers Major Success
Oysters Reintroduced to Bay
York Grad Makes Naval History
Managing the 9/11 Crisis at BMCC
Hunter Cartographers Prepare Vital Ground Zero Maps For Rescue
CCNY’s Rosenberg/Humphrey Interns Continue Public Service Tradition
City Tech Prof Sheds Light on Titanic
New Device for Medical Diagnonis
Mina Rees, Pioneering Military Scientist
Annual Perspectives Nears 25th Anniversary
University to HIV Children: “Toys (and Lots Else) Are Us”
Rothbard to Lead Research Foundation

After a short hiatus serving as chief financial officer of Hadassah, Richard F. Rothbard has returned to CUNY as Interim Executive Director of the CUNY Research Foundation.

A familiar face during his 25-year CUNY career, Rothbard rose to become Vice Chancellor for Budget, Finance, and Information Services, in which office he served for ten years.
Rothbard's extensive knowledge of the University and higher education is important at this critical time for the Foundation, whose offices in the Fiterman Building near the World Trade Center site were damaged.

The Foundation oversees $225 million in transactions, including grants and contracts awarded to CUNY faculty and staff for research, training, education, and services from federal, state, and city government agencies, as well as funding from private sources. The Foundation also administers intellectual property on behalf of the University and insures compliance with regulations pertaining to sponsored programs.

A graduate of Queens College and the holder of an MPA from the School of Public Affairs at Baruch College, Rothbard succeeds Nina Peyser, who is returning to work in the health care industry in New Jersey. A national search will be conducted for a permanent replacement.