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Archive for 2011

A Message from the Chancellor: Pathways to Degree Completion Common Core Structure

December 12, 2011 | Featured

“On December 1, 2011, the Pathways Task Force submitted to me its recommendation regarding the structure of the 30-credit common core, as required by the Board of Trustees resolution of June 27, 2011.”

Updates from CUNY Pathways Transfer Majors Committees

December 12, 2011 | Featured

The latest updates from the faculty committees charged with establishing the first three to six courses that lead into the largest transfer majors at CUNY.

CUNY Pathways Task Force Issues Recommendations

December 1, 2011 | Featured

In keeping with the resolution approved by the Board of Trustees of The City University of New York on June 27, 2011, the CUNY Pathways Task Force has delivered its recommendations.

A Message From General Counsel Regarding the Pathways Project, Faculty Authority, and Academic Policy

November 18, 2011 | Featured

On November 3, 2011, CUNY General Counsel and Senior Vice Chancellor for Legal Affairs Frederick P. Schaffer issued a message regarding the Pathways Project, faculty authority, and academic policy.

Colleges Respond to Proposed Common Core Structure

November 17, 2011 | Featured

The CUNY Pathways Task Force is currently reviewing all of the coordinated campuses responses that have been received addressing the proposed Common Core structure.

CUNY Officials Testify on the Impact of Remediation

November 15, 2011 | Featured

On October 24, 2011, the New York City Council Committee on Higher Education held an oversight hearing, “Evaluating the Impact of College Remediation at Community Colleges and Other Postsecondary Institutions.”

Updates from Pathways Transfer Majors Committees

November 11, 2011 | Featured

Summaries of the initial meetings of the Pathways Transfer Majors Committees.

November-December Issue of “Academically Speaking”

November 9, 2011 | Featured

The latest issue of a bimonthly newsletter from the Office of Academic Affairs.

CUNY Students’ FAQs Regarding the Proposed Common Core

November 1, 2011 | Featured

Frequently asked questions – and answers – concerning the proposed common core structure.

Pathways Task Force Releases Draft Recommendations and Invites Comment

October 31, 2011 | Featured

Dean Michelle J. Anderson, Chair, Pathways Task Force, introduces the Task Force’s draft recommendation on the contours of the 30-credit Common Core structure. Comments are invited.