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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The University retained Kroll to conduct an independent investigation of the events related to the protest at the November 21, 2011, Board of Trustees public hearing. Its comprehensive report details the facts and circumstances surrounding the incident and summarizes its findings and recommendations. http://www1.cuny.edu/mu/forum/files/2013/04/Kroll-Report2013.pdf
All members of The City University of New York community–students, faculty, staff, alumni and our many friends of CUNY colleges–are diligently working to cope with the aftermath challenges associated with Hurricane Sandy.
Dear members of the University community: We are in the process of assessing the physical and academic calendar consequences of Hurricane Sandy and its aftermath on CUNY campus facilities. At the same time we are very much focused on continuing to assist the City with emergency evacuation shelters at ten CUNY colleges. This preliminary update [...]
I am pleased to share with you The City University of New York’s Diversity Action Plan, “Building on a Strong Foundation: A Strategy for Enhancing CUNY’s Leadership in the Areas of Faculty Diversity and Inclusion.”
At The City University of New York, we are deeply committed to maintaining learning and work environments in which members of the University community may pursue their goals and objectives in an atmosphere of respect, sensitivity, and tolerance. To that end, I read with interest a recent request from one of the University’s longstanding college [...]
In anticipation of April’s presidential primary election, March is Voter Registration Month at CUNY.
On December 1, 2011, the Pathways Task Force submitted to me its recommendation regarding the structure of the 30-credit common core, as required by the Board of Trustees resolution of June 27, 2011. I have reviewed the recommendation thoroughly and consulted extensively with presidents, chief academic officers, and faculty about its specific components. After candid [...]