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 [...]
Dr. Scott E. Evenbeck, a professor of psychology and dean of University College at Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, has been appointed the Founding President of The City University of New York’s new community college, which opens in 2012 as an innovative model for improving student performance and graduation rates, Chancellor Matthew Goldstein announced.
Chancellor Matthew Goldstein’s Statement on the Earthquake in Chile and CUNY’s Relief Efforts
As you know, the nation of Haiti is confronting the devastating effects of a powerful earthquake that struck on January 12. Many of our students, faculty, staff, and alumni trace their ancestry to Haiti and may have family members, friends, and colleagues in the affected areas. I know that you share my deep concern about the tragic impact of [...]
Two years after its start, a City University of New York program strongly supported by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and aimed at helping community college students earn degrees as quickly as possible has graduated more than 30% of its original students in just two years. The program is likely to exceed its goal of at least 50% receiving their diplomas in three years, according to a new report.
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stringer, City University Chancellor Dr. Matthew Goldstein, Dormitory Authority of the State of New York Executive Director Paul T. Williams Jr., and Judy Rapfogel, Chief of Staff to Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, today broke ground on the new $259 million Fiterman Hall in Lower Manhattan for the Borough of Manhattan Community College. The 15-story Fiterman Hall building adjacent to the World Trade Center site was severely damaged in the September 11th attacks.
Ernesto Malave, Vice Chancellor for Budget and Finance of The City University of New York, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, November 22, 2009, after becoming ill, while representing CUNY at a conference in Puerto Rico. He was 51 years old.
Groundbreaking for the new Lois V. and Samuel J. Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College in East Harlem was celebrated on Monday, November 16. The Hunter School of Social Work has been housed, rent-free, for 40 years on East 79th Street in a facility built on donated land once occupied by the Silbermans’ townhouse with help of a $5 million gift. The new building will be renamed in honor of their record $30 million gift toward construction of the building, which will also house the new CUNY School of Public Health and Hunter College’s Centro de Estudios Puertorriquenos.
The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York today approved the appointment of Peter G. Jordan as Interim Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, as recommended by Chancellor Matthew Goldstein. Dr. Jordan has been Vice President of Enrollment Management and Student Development at LaGuardia Community College since 2004. He succeeds Dr. Garrie W. [...]
Dr. Robert E. Paaswell, a Distinguished Professor of Civil Engineering who came to City College in 1990 as Director of the federally supported University Transportation Research Center (UTRC), has been appointed Interim President of the City College of New York, Chancellor Matthew Goldstein announced tonight. UTRC is a consortium of 12 major academic institutions that [...]