Archive for 2010

Dr. Scott E. Evenbeck Named Founding President Of The City University of New York’s New Community College

July 22, 2010 | News from the Chancellor

Dr. Scott E. Evenbeck, a professor of psychology and dean of University College at Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, has been appointed the Founding President of The City University of New York’s new community college, which opens in 2012 as an innovative model for improving student performance and graduation rates, Chancellor Matthew Goldstein announced.

Public Colleges Must Keep Thriving

June 15, 2010 | CUNY Matters Columns

You’ve seen the headlines about California this year. The University of California system saw its state support reduced by nearly 20 percent in 2009. Since 1990, state funding per-student for education at UC has dropped from 78 percent of the total cost of education to 58 percent. But California is not an isolated case. Without […]

2011 City Executive Budget Testimony

May 17, 2010 | Speeches and Testimony

Good morning, Chairperson Recchia, Chairperson Rodriguez, and members of the Finance and Higher Education committees.  Thank you for the opportunity to speak with you this morning about the Mayor’s 2011 Executive Budget and its effect on The City University of New York, especially our six community colleges: Borough of Manhattan, Bronx, Hostos, Kingsborough, LaGuardia, and […]

2010: Year of the Community College

April 19, 2010 | CUNY Matters Columns

President Obama has said that “community colleges are an undervalued asset in our country. Not only is that not right, it’s not smart.” He’s correct. If you want to get a lens on the future of our country – its workforce, its social and economic development, its capacity to innovate – you have to understand […]

Center for Educational Innovation/Public Education Association: “Community Colleges: The Sleeping Giant”

March 4, 2010 | Speeches and Testimony

I am delighted to join you today and want to begin by paying tribute to Sy Fliegel and the extraordinary work he has done on behalf of our city’s students.  As a teacher and superintendent, as well as a founder of the CEI and president of the CEI-PEA, he has been an important and effective […]

Chancellor’s Statement: Earthquake in Chile and CUNY’s Relief Efforts

March 1, 2010 | News from the Chancellor

Chancellor Matthew Goldstein’s Statement on the Earthquake in Chile and CUNY’s Relief Efforts

Testimony submitted to the New York State Senate Finance and Assembly Ways and Means Committees on the 2010-11 State Executive Budget Proposal

January 27, 2010 | Speeches and Testimony

Good morning, Chairman Kruger, Vice Chairwoman Krueger, Chairman Farrell, Senator Stavisky, Assemblywoman Glick, members of the Finance, Ways and Means, and Higher Education committees, staff, and guests.  Thank you for the opportunity to testify before you today about The City University of New York and the 2010-11 State Executive Budget Proposal.  I will ask the […]

Chancellor’s Statement: Earthquake in Haiti and CUNY’s Relief Efforts

January 14, 2010 | News from the Chancellor

As you know, the nation of Haiti is confronting the devastating effects of a powerful earthquake that struck on January 12.  Many of our students, faculty, staff, and alumni trace their ancestry to Haiti and may have family members, friends, and colleagues in the affected areas. I know that you share my deep concern about the tragic impact of […]