Archive for May, 2013

Remarks at 2013 City College Commencement/Class of 1963 50th Anniversary

May 31, 2013 | Speeches and Testimony

Graduates, my warmest wishes to you, your families, and your professors on this joyous occasion.  Congratulations!  After spending several years listening to teachers talk at you, your reward is to have more people talk at you.  So I’ll be brief. Fifty years ago, I sat, just like you, waiting for my CCNY diploma.  I was […]

Testimony submitted to the New York City Council Finance and Higher Education Committees on the 2014 City Executive Budget

May 10, 2013 | 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 today about the Mayor’s 2014 Executive Budget. I’d like to begin with a note of thanks.  For the past 14 years, it has been my pleasure to work with all of […]