Archive for April, 2013

Graduate Center President William P. Kelly appointed as CUNY interim chancellor beginning July 1

April 23, 2013 | News from the Chancellor

The Board of Trustees announced today that William P. Kelly, president of The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, will serve as interim chancellor of the University starting July 1, following Chancellor Matthew Goldstein’s announcement that he would step down after nearly 14 years in the post. Dr. Kelly, a distinguished scholar […]

Chancellor Goldstein to step down this summer

April 19, 2013 | News from the Chancellor

                                                                                                                                                                                                                   April 12, 2013 Dear Members of the CUNY Community: I write to let you know of my intention to step down as chancellor of The City University of New York early this summer. Serving this exceptional university alongside so many extraordinary colleagues has been the greatest privilege of my professional life.  I am deeply […]

Report on BDS Forum held at Brooklyn College

April 16, 2013 | News from the Chancellor

On February 7, 2013, a forum was held at Brooklyn College on the subject of the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against the State of Israel. The forum was organized and sponsored by the Brooklyn College Students for Justice in Palestine, a recognized student club. At the request of Chancellor Goldstein, an investigation was conducted […]

New York’s Future and the Future of Public Higher Education

April 4, 2013 | Speeches and Testimony

Economist Richard Wolff recently appeared on “Moyers & Company” and made this point: “We economists believe that the single most important factor shaping the future of any economy in the world, including the United States, is the quality and the quantity of the educated trained labor force it produces.  Colleges and universities are where we […]