Academic News

Statement by General Counsel and Senior Vice Chancellor for Legal Affairs Frederick Schaffer on Lawsuit to Stop CUNY Student Transfer and General Education Reforms

March 30, 2012 | Uncategorized

Text of the March 21, 2012, statement by General Counsel and Senior Vice Chancellor for Legal Affairs Frederick Schaffer.

Pathways Transfer Major Committees Release Draft Recommendations, Invite Comment

March 19, 2012 | Featured

Initial recommendations have now been submitted by the faculty committees for seven majors: biology, business, criminal justice, English, nursing, psychology, and teacher education.

Chancellor Goldstein Announces Establishment of CUNY-wide Common Course Review Committee

March 2, 2012 | Featured

Chaired by Professor Philip Kasinitz, the committee comprises eight subcommittees, one for each area of the Common Core.

Updates from CUNY Pathways Major Transfer Committees

February 22, 2012 | Featured

Please find below the latest updates.

General Education at CUNY: Pathways Possibilities

February 14, 2012 | Featured

The text below describes some of the many different ways that a given college can design its general education requirements. The CUNY Office of Academic Affairs greatly appreciates the assistance of the campuses in helping to identify many of these possibilities.

Updates from CUNY Pathways Transfer Majors Committees

February 6, 2012 | Featured

Work is under way on the phase of work on the Pathways initiative, in which the first three to six courses that lead into the largest transfer majors at CUNY will be established. Please find below the latest updates from faculty committees charged with focusing on the following majors.

Common Core Guidelines Distributed

January 30, 2012 | Featured

As the University proceeds with implementation of the Common Core and College Option general education courses, various questions are being raised about specific aspects of the implementation. To address these questions, the central Office of Academic Affairs has developed the attached set of guidelines, which will be expanded as we move further into the implementation process.

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

January 11, 2012 | Featured

Reprinted from the January-February 2012 issue of “Academically Speaking.”

Pathways Update from Executive Vice Chancellor Alexandra W. Logue

January 3, 2012 | Featured

Since the Board of Trustees Committee on Academic Policy, Programs, and Research (CAPPR) will not be meeting in January, Executive Vice Chancellor Alexandra W. Logue has provided its members with an update concerning the Pathways initiative.

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.”