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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 Matthew Goldstein’s Statement on the Earthquake in Chile and CUNY’s Relief Efforts
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 [...]
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 [...]