Archive for September, 2011

Opening Remarks, Re-imagining Community Colleges: A National Colloquium

September 26, 2011 | Speeches and Testimony

I am delighted to welcome you to CUNY’s first-ever colloquium on community colleges.  Thank you for joining us.  Special thanks to Eduardo Martí, CUNY’s vice chancellor for community colleges, who has brought us together today for what I hope will be an illuminating task: rethinking what we thought we knew about community-college education. I want […]

Rational Tuition Policy: A Primer

September 15, 2011 | CUNY Matters Columns

As any CUNY graduate knows, the setting of tuition at CUNY and SUNY by the state has traditionally been done in a haphazard way.  During economic downturns, students might experience very steep tuition increases, while in other years, tuition levels would hold steady.  For the better part of a decade I have advocated for a […]