Chancellor James B. Milliken

Chancellor James B. Milliken

Appointed to start on June 1, 2014, James B. Milliken serves as Chancellor of The City University of New York. »

Speeches and Testimony

American Jewish Congress Financial Services Awards Luncheon: “The Past Is Prologue: New York’s Economic Recovery”

October 1, 2009 | Speeches and Testimony

This is a pivotal time in our country. We are fighting two wars, one in Iraq and one in Afghanistan; debates over health care reform continue to be rancorous and nasty, dividing our country into screaming clusters of individuals and further polarizing institutions and interest groups; a fast-moving and deep recession that started two years […]

Center for an Urban Future/Community Service Society Forum: “Great Cities, Great Universities”

July 23, 2009 | Speeches and Testimony

We’re here to speak about New York City’s human capital. So let me begin by sharing a few thoughts of my own, as a way of starting today’s discussion. New York City has long held the distinction as being the world’s capital city; the place that attracted more than its share of talent across myriad […]

2010 City Executive Budget

May 15, 2009 | Speeches and Testimony

Good afternoon, Chairperson Weprin, Chairperson Barron, and members of the Finance and Higher Education committees. Thank you for the opportunity to speak with you this morning about the Mayor’s 2010 Executive Budget and its effect on The City University of New York, especially our six community colleges: Borough of Manhattan, Bronx, Hostos, Kingsborough, LaGuardia, and […]

2009-10 State Executive Budget Testimony

January 15, 2009 | Speeches and Testimony

Good morning, Chairman Farrell, Chairman Kruger, Vice Chairwoman Krueger, members of the Ways and Means and Finance committees, staff, and guests. Thank you for the opportunity to testify before you today about The City University of New York and the 2009-10 State Executive Budget Proposal. This has been a difficult year in our country, our […]

Westchester-Putnam School Boards Association Conference: “Transitions: Preparing Students to Succeed in College”

January 9, 2009 | Speeches and Testimony

Thank you for the invitation to join you today. I am delighted to be here. First and foremost, I want to thank Lisa Davis and the Westchester-Putnam School Boards Association/Manhattanville College Task Force for focusing on the high school-to-college transition. This is a critical area that deserves sustained attention, and I commend you for drilling […]

Education Update 2008 Outstanding Educators of the Year Awards Ceremony

June 25, 2008 | Speeches and Testimony

Excerpts from remarks on receiving Education Update’s 2008 Distinguished Leader in Education Award

2008-2009 City Executive Budget Testimony

May 16, 2008 | Speeches and Testimony

Testimony before the City Council Finance and Higher Education commitees regarding the Mayor’s 2008-2009 Executive Budget

National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Professions, 35th National Conference

April 7, 2008 | Speeches and Testimony

Opening address at the NCSCBHEP’s 35th national conference, “New Models”

2008 City Preliminary Budget Testimony

March 14, 2008 | Speeches and Testimony

Testimony before the City Council Higher Education Committee regarding the Mayor’s FY 2009 Preliminary Budget

2008 State Executive Budget Testimony

January 30, 2008 | Speeches and Testimony

Testimony before the Assembly Ways and Means and Senate Finance Committees regarding the State Executive Budget