Chancellor James B. Milliken

Chancellor James B. Milliken

Appointed to start on June 1, 2014, James B. Milliken serves as Chancellor of The City University of New York. »

Archive for 2009

CUNY Board Names Peter G. Jordan Interim Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

September 29, 2009 | News from the Chancellor

The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York today approved the appointment of Peter G. Jordan as Interim Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, as recommended by Chancellor Matthew Goldstein. Dr. Jordan has been Vice President of Enrollment Management and Student Development at LaGuardia Community College since 2004. He succeeds Dr. Garrie W. […]

CUNY Board Appoints Dr. Robert E. Paaswell Interim President of CCNY

September 29, 2009 | News from the Chancellor

Dr. Robert E. Paaswell, a Distinguished Professor of Civil Engineering who came to City College in 1990 as Director of the federally supported University Transportation Research Center (UTRC), has been appointed Interim President of the City College of New York, Chancellor Matthew Goldstein announced tonight. UTRC is a consortium of 12 major academic institutions that […]

Historic Highs, Driven by Value

September 25, 2009 | News from the Chancellor

Driven by value-seeking students, including surging numbers of high academic achievers and community college applicants, enrollment at The City University of New York has reached its all-time high this fall. The number of students enrolled in credit-bearing courses, 259,000, jumped from 243,000 in fall 2008 and broke the 253,000 record set in 1974, when there […]

Statement from Chancellor Matthew Goldstein On President Gregory Williams

September 9, 2009 | News from the Chancellor

The outstanding gains and achievements of The City College of New York during President Gregory Williams’ eight years of exemplary service are a matter of public record. We thank Dr. Williams for all that he has done to advance the college’s mission and well-being. During Dr. Williams’ tenure, City College gained in national recognition as […]

Great Cities, Great Universities

August 31, 2009 | CUNY Matters Columns

This column was adapted from Chancellor Goldstein’s keynote address July 23 at the Center for an Urban Future/Community Service Society Forum on “New York’s Human Capital: The Next Generation.” You can watch the full speech on the CUNY Channel at www.cuny.edu/youtube New York City has long been a beacon of talent. As the song goes, […]

Center for an Urban Future/Community Service Society Forum: “Great Cities, Great Universities”

July 23, 2009 | Speeches and Testimony

We’re here to speak about New York City’s human capital. So let me begin by sharing a few thoughts of my own, as a way of starting today’s discussion. New York City has long held the distinction as being the world’s capital city; the place that attracted more than its share of talent across myriad […]

Coming This Fall: 20 New Degree Programs

July 9, 2009 | CUNY Matters Columns

The university will start the next academic year with a host of new degree programs – some 20 for September, with more on the way in the spring and thereafter. This burst of academic creativity reflects CUNY’s decade-long expansion of full-time faculty hires and the University’s continuing commitment to graduate as well as undergraduate education. […]

Dr. Karen L. Gould Named Brooklyn College President

June 22, 2009 | News from the Chancellor

The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York today announced the appointment of Dr. Karen L. Gould, the provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at California State University, Long Beach, and an internationally known scholar in the field of French-Canadian literature, as the president of Brooklyn College. The appointment was […]

Dr. William L. Pollard Named Medgar Evers College President

June 22, 2009 | News from the Chancellor

The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York today announced the appointment of Dr. William L. Pollard, the former President of the University of the District of Columbia, as president of Medgar Evers College. The appointment was made at the recommendation of Chancellor Matthew Goldstein following a nationwide search for a successor […]

Gifts That Keep Giving

May 15, 2009 | CUNY Matters Columns

In 2004, The City University of New York launched the first CUNY-wide fund-raising campaign with a goal of raising $1.2 billion by 2012. When Chairman Benno Schmidt and I announced the “Invest in CUNY” plan, we were met with some skepticism. A billion-dollar campaign at a university not well known for its strong tradition of […]