The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York has appointed Dr. Gillian Small to the new position of Vice Chancellor for Research. The appointment is effective July 1, 2008 and was made at the recommendation of Chancellor Matthew Goldstein following a nationwide search.
Excerpts from remarks on receiving Education Update’s 2008 Distinguished Leader in Education Award
The City University of New York (CUNY) and the Professional Staff Congress/CUNY (PSC) are pleased to announce a tentative agreement on the terms of the 2007-2010 contract.
Today, almost half of all undergraduates in the United States are attending a community college. Here in New York City, the six community colleges of The City University of New York–Borough of Manhattan Community College, Bronx Community College, Hostos Community College, Kingsborough Community College, LaGuardia Community College, and Queensborough Community College–serve nearly 79,000 degree-credit students, [...]
Testimony before the City Council Finance and Higher Education commitees regarding the Mayor’s 2008-2009 Executive Budget
Today, CUNY and most other public universities entrusted with the same important public mission that they have always had, are challenged to meet that mission in a very different marketplace. Several trends are pushing us to rethink established models of public higher education. First, there has been a steady decline in state support of public [...]
Opening address at the NCSCBHEP’s 35th national conference, “New Models”
Testimony before the City Council Higher Education Committee regarding the Mayor’s FY 2009 Preliminary Budget
Testimony before the Assembly Ways and Means and Senate Finance Committees regarding the State Executive Budget
Governor Spitzer’s visionary call to reinvigorate public higher education in New York State is critical to the state’s future, and we commend the governor for recognizing public higher education as a high priority for New York. New investment in CUNY and SUNY is the best investment in the state’s economic development. The governor’s proposals acknowledge [...]