You may have seen reports in the media about events related to the public hearing of the CUNY Board of Trustees on Monday, November 21, 2011, at Baruch College. I write to offer some clarification regarding those events.
The City University of New York has a longstanding tradition of service to New York’s immigrants and to the children of immigrants, enabling them access to a high-quality higher education. CUNY’s graduates contribute enormously to the economic and social well-being of the city and state as productive members of the workforce, bringing their skills and [...]
All of us at The City University of New York were saddened to learn of the devastating effects of Sunday’s powerful earthquake in Turkey. On behalf of CUNY, I offer deepest condolences to the residents of eastern Turkey, as well as the CUNY students, faculty, staff, and alumni who trace their ancestry to Turkey and may have family members, friends, and colleagues in the affected areas.
Both the American economy and the quality of life in our society are inextricably linked to changing global developments. At the same time, our core democratic values must always be reflected in our responses to dialogue and dissent. At CUNY, we deeply value the exchange of ideas and the participation…
In July 2011, Chancellor Goldstein was named co-chair of the New York City Regional Economic Development Council, one of 10 councils launched by Governor Cuomo to stimulate economic development and create jobs statewide.
I commend Governor Andrew Cuomo for his exemplary leadership in achieving a truly historic milestone in public higher education in New York State.
As promised in my letter of April 28, I am pleased to make available the revised version of the resolution concerning student transfer at CUNY. This resolution will be considered by CUNY’s Board of Trustees at its June meetings.
Responding to requests by the University Faculty Senate and others for further discussion of the implications of the transfer report, as well as to requests for a specific draft proposal addressing the challenges CUNY students face, in January EVC Logue’s office established a website for collecting together all documents and other information related to what we now call the Pathways to Degree Completion Project (see www.cuny.edu/pathways).
Governor Cuomo and the leaders of the New York State Legislature have reached an agreement on the Fiscal Year 2011-12 operating and capital budgets, and I write to provide you with a summary of the impact on The City University of New York. On the operating side, the adopted budget includes a new reduction in [...]
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.