Archive for 2005

A Capital Future

June 1, 2005 | CUNY Matters Columns

Get out your hard hats – and prepare yourselves for a period of building and restoration that will transform The City University of New York as we know it. At the conclusion of this year’s city budget, the University is hopeful that it will have the largest capital program in its history, almost $2 billion […]

Update on Collective Bargaining

May 26, 2005 | News from the Chancellor

Dear Members of The City University Community: Before the 2004-2005 academic year formally concludes, I would like to provide you with an update on the negotiations with the Professional Staff Congress/CUNY. On May 24, 2005, the University’s negotiators, joined at the bargaining table by representatives of the Governors Office of Employee Relations and the Citys […]

Testimony, FY 2006 City Executive Budget

May 20, 2005 | Speeches and Testimony

Chancellor Goldstein testifies before the New York City Council Finance and Higher Education Committees regarding the FY 2006 New York City Mayor’s Executive Budget.

For Whom the Pell Tolls

May 1, 2005 | CUNY Matters Columns

For many students, the ability to seek and complete a college degree depends greatly on the availability of financial aid. CUNY students know this better than most. Last year, more than 194,000 of our students received some form of financial aid. That’s why I am particularly concerned about recent news concerning Pell Grant funding, a […]

Message from the Chancellor

April 15, 2005 | News from the Chancellor

As you may know, the 2005-06 State Budget was recently agreed to by the Governor and the State Legislature. I am particularly pleased that we obtained additional capital appropriations to improve campus facilities, which, combined with the original executive budget recommendations, will enable CUNY to implement the largest capital program in our history. In addition […]

Testimony, Statewide Plan for Higher Education

April 5, 2005 | Speeches and Testimony

Chancellor Goldstein testifies before the New York State Board of Regents and Commissioner Mills regarding the Statewide Plan for Higher Education.

Budget Presents ‘Challenges’

April 1, 2005 | CUNY Matters Columns

Early in February, I testified before the New York State Assembly Ways and Means and Senate Finance committees about The City University of New York and the proposed fiscal year 2006 State Executive Budget. Because our partnership with the state is critical to our ability to offer students the quality programs and services they deserve, […]

Testimony, FY 2006 New York City Preliminary Budget

March 18, 2005 | Speeches and Testimony

Chancellor Goldstein testifies before the New York City Council Finance and Higher Education committees regarding the FY 2006 Preliminary Budget.

Collective Bargaining Update

March 1, 2005 | News from the Chancellor

Dear Members of The City University Community: I am writing to you regarding the status of our collective bargaining negotiations about which I briefed the Board of Trustees at its meeting last evening. As you know, the University recently negotiated a tentative agreement that covers virtually all of our classified civil service employees. This agreement […]

Tentative Contract Agreement Reached

February 16, 2005 | News from the Chancellor

The City University of New York is pleased to announce a tentative agreement with District Council 37 and its affiliated Locals 384, 2054, 2627, 1407, 375, 1597, 1797, 983; International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 237; Service Employees International Union, Local 300; and the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Local 306. This tentative agreement is […]