Academic News

Approved Common Core Courses

March 11, 2013 | Featured

An initial list of Common Core courses that have been submitted by CUNY’s undergraduate colleges and approved for inclusion in the Common Core for CUNY undergraduates is now available.

Update on Gateway Courses Into Largest Transfer Majors

February 13, 2013 | Featured

Consistent with practices established by the Board of Trustees resolution of June 27, 2011, faculty committees have continued to meet to establish the first three to six courses that lead into the largest transfer majors at CUNY.

Update from the Executive Vice Chancellor and University Provost

January 28, 2013 | Featured

The enormous progress that we have made is due to the extremely hard work of literally many hundreds of people, especially faculty.

CUNY-Wide Common Core Course Review Committee

January 1, 2013 | Featured

According to the resolution passed by the Board of Trustees of The City University of New York on June 27, 2011, the University Office of Academic Affairs (OAA), working with the colleges, “will facilitate the expeditious review and approval of all courses proposed for the Common Core with the assistance of a CUNY-wide committee, appointed […]

A Message on the Pathways Initiative from the Executive Vice Chancellor and University Provost

November 29, 2012 | Featured

This initiative will increase the quality of education for CUNY undergraduates, propelling more of them to advanced studies.

Pathways for CUNY’s Largest Transfer Majors

August 6, 2012 | Featured

An update from Executive Vice Chancellor Alexandra W. Logue

Information on the STEM Variant and the College Option

July 6, 2012 | Featured

STEM variant and College Option policy updates.

Letter from EVC Logue to CUNY Trustees Regarding Pathways

June 27, 2012 | Featured

One year after the Board of Trustees approved the resolution that established the Pathways initiative, Executive Vice Chancellor and University Provost Alexandra W. Logue summarizes the project’s history and progress.

Memorandum to CUNY Chief Academic Officers Regarding Pathways Waivers for STEM Courses

June 11, 2012 | Featured

“There has been some confusion about policies regarding waivers for STEM courses in the Pathways Common Core, and there has also been some inconsistency in the policies themselves, as has been pointed out by representatives from several colleges. This memo clarifies these policies.”

New Transfer Committees Established

May 7, 2012 | Featured

Information on four committees created to determine the first three to six courses that lead into the majors in economics, engineering, political science, and sociology.