Archive for 2005

Address to CEI-PEA

November 17, 2005 | Speeches and Testimony

A new funding compact and new science initiatives were described in a speech before the Center for Educational Innovation-Public Education Association, “Invest in Futures: A New Compact for Public Higher Education.”

On Academic Freedom

November 1, 2005 | CUNY Matters Columns

Earlier this year, the first annual Global Colloquium of University Presidents was convened, bringing together academic leaders from around the world to explore international public-policy concerns. A distinguished group of 15 presidents signed a statement supporting academic freedom and invited other university presidents to endorse the statement. I have asked that my name be included […]

Statement on Academic Freedom

October 13, 2005 | Speeches and Testimony

Chancellor Goldstein’s statement on academic freedom on the occasion of endorsing the Global Colloquium of University Presidents’ statement in support of academic freedom

The Decade of Science at CUNY

October 7, 2005 | Speeches and Testimony

Editorial for “Education Update” articulating the University’s investment in the sciences

Testimony, State Higher Education Committees

October 7, 2005 | Speeches and Testimony

Public hearing before the State Assembly and Senate Higher Education Committees regarding higher education funding in New York State

Helping Hurricane Katrina Victims

September 1, 2005 | News from the Chancellor

The City University of New York extends its deepest sympathies to those affected by Hurricane Katrina. As we continue to receive reports of the mounting loss of life and the overwhelming devastation in Mississippi, Louisiana, and Alabama, the magnitude of this tragedy becomes apparent. The task of rescue and recovery, for both residents and their […]

Welcome Back

September 1, 2005 | CUNY Matters Columns

I am delighted to welcome back CUNY faculty, staff, and students to their campuses for the 2005-06 academic year. Our city is filled with back-to-school indicators: neighborhoods no longer emptying on the weekends, subways and buses again filled with students, and museums and historical sites shepherding large groups of young visitors through their spaces. Still, […]

Pension Benefits

July 25, 2005 | News from the Chancellor

Dear Members of The City University Community: As part of the University’s ongoing efforts to review and improve retirement benefits, I am pleased to report that the Board of Trustees at its June 27 meeting approved changes in the Optional Retirement Program, effective September 1, 2005, that provide significant enhancements to the Optional Retirement Program […]

Statement from the Chancellor on the London Terrorist Attacks

July 8, 2005 | News from the Chancellor

Dear Members of The City University of New York community, The City University of New York joins the worldwide community in mourning the victims of the barbaric July 7 terrorist attacks in London. We extend our deepest sympathies to the people of London, remembering gratefully their support of New York after September 11, 2001. We […]

Collective Bargaining

June 21, 2005 | News from the Chancellor

I am taking this opportunity to write to you to clarify the University’s offer to the Professional Staff Congress/CUNY during this round of bargaining. I would like to focus on three areas: the University’s increment schedule, the University’s commitment to the Welfare Fund, and the June 14, 2005 bargaining session. CUNY’s Increment Schedule Almost all […]