Presentation with Chancellor Joel Klein of the New York City Department of Education to the 2007 College Board Forum
This fall the University welcomed 800 talented new faculty members to its 23 colleges and professional schools. I am delighted that students and the community alike will benefit from the expertise and experience of scholar-teachers in disciplines ranging from biology to art history to journalism. Increasing the ranks of full-time faculty is a high priority [...]
On the first page of this and every issue of CUNY Matters is a quote from Townsend Harris, the founder of the University, reminding us of CUNY’s mission to “open the doors to all,” with “no distinction save that of industry, good conduct, and intellect.” As we start a new academic year 160 years after [...]
As we mark the sixth anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, The City University of New York community joins New York City and the entire country in remembering those who perished or were injured or impacted by the terrible events of that day. We honor the memory of those who lost their lives, [...]
When I reflect on the current state of education in our country today, I see an alarming trend: I see fewer students enrolling and succeeding in the disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). We all need to try to understand this development, because our common future depends on our ability to reverse it. [...]
The text of Chancellor Goldstein’s keynote address at the 2007 Education Update breakfast honoring outstanding teachers and administrators.
“The recent boycott motion passed by Britain’s University and College Union against scholars who work in Israeli universities deeply puzzles and disappoints me. There is no place in the global theater of open scholarly exchange for such damaging actions. On the contrary, what we need is the encouragement and expansion of interaction across borders among [...]
Chancellor Goldstein’s testimony before the New York City Council Finance and Higher Education committees regarding the Executive Budget for FY 2008.
The text of Chancellor Goldstein’s remarks.
“On behalf of The City University of New York I wish to extend our deepest sympathies to Virginia Tech’s students, faculty, administrators, and staff. We cannot make sense of the violence that struck their campus yesterday, but we join the rest of the country in grieving for the deceased and wishing speedy recoveries to the [...]