In January, the CUNY Board of Trustees appointed Carole Berotte Joseph as president of Bronx Community College, following a national search. Berotte Joseph, currently president of Massachusetts Bay Community College, previously served as vice president for academic affairs at CUNY’s Hostos Community College and a faculty member at CUNY’s City College. She will begin her tenure at Bronx Community College this summer.
Thank you, Sy. It is always a very great pleasure to join you and the CEI-PEA. It gives me a chance to acknowledge your tremendous work as an educator and a New Yorker. Most of you know that The City University of New York counts Sy as one of our own. This morning I’d like [...]
As the recession has deepened, the situation for public higher education has become more perilous. A recent report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities indicates that since 2008, at least 43 states have cut assistance to public colleges and universities and/or made large increases in tuition. That’s why CUNY hosted a summit in [...]
In June, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor addressed graduates at Hostos Community College, her mother’s alma mater, saying that a Hostos education “gave me and my brother a powerful example of the value of education and of family. My family is a testament to the contributions that community colleges make to our society.” [...]