Champion of Inclusion and Innovation in Higher Education Will Be CUNY’s First Latino Chancellor The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York unanimously voted today to appoint Félix V. Matos Rodríguez, an accomplished scholar, teacher, administrator and public servant who has been president of Queens College since 2014, as the eighth Chancellor of CUNY. […]
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February 13, 2019 | The University
Remarks by Félix V. Matos Rodríguez on his appointment as CUNY’s eighth Chancellor by the Board of Trustees of The City University of New YorkFebruary 13, 2019 | The University
Thank you and good afternoon, Chairman Thompson, fellow members of the board, Interim Chancellor Rabinowitz, colleagues of the chancellery, my fellow presidents – and the entire CUNY community.
Remarks by CUNY Board of Trustees Chairperson William C. Thompson Jr. on the appointment of Félix V. Matos Rodríguez as Chancellor of The City University of New YorkFebruary 13, 2019 | The University
“On behalf of my colleagues on the CUNY Board of Trustees, it is my honor and distinct pleasure to introduce Dr. Félix “Felo” Matos Rodríguez, whom the Board has just appointed to serve as our eighth Chancellor. His appointment begins a momentous chapter in the history of this great institution, one in which every member of the CUNY community should celebrate.
CUNY Colleges Celebrate Black History Month With An Array Of Events, From Readings and Exhibits To Music, Food and DanceJanuary 31, 2019 | The University
February is the 43rd Black History Month, and CUNY campuses throughout the city will mark the annual salute with more than two dozen events celebrating African-American cultural, artistic, political and scientific heritage. These include curated exhibits by the Department of African American Studies at New York City College of Technology and Black Inventors at Queensborough […]
The City University Of New York Comments On Proposed U.S. Department Of Education Regulations To Implement Title IXJanuary 31, 2019 | The University
CUNY submitted its formal response to the proposed U.S. Department of Education Regulations to Implement Title IX. The comment was crafted by a team of CUNY leaders, chaired by Brooklyn College President Michelle Anderson, a renowned legal scholar on sexual harassment. It concludes that the proposed guidelines would unreasonably narrow the definition of sexual harassment and constrict the circumstances under which colleges may respond to allegations; improperly reduce the responsibilities of colleges to investigate and sanction sexual harassment; mandate costly and burdensome grievance procedures for formal resolution of complaints; and undermine the due process rights of students choosing informal resolution of complaints of harassment.
January 24, 2019 | The University
The BNY Mellon Foundation has awarded a $1 million grant to The City University of New York to provide financial support to high-achieving, low-income students and help raise graduation rates for recipients.
January 20, 2019 | The University
At a time when medical schools across the country are struggling to increase their enrollment of racial and ethnic minorities, the two-year-old City University of New York School of Medicine is already among the nation’s most diverse – a distinction closely tied to its unique social mission to increase quality health care for underserved communities.
January 17, 2019 | The University
The City University of New York will observe Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with a series of commemorative events and volunteer activities on its campuses and throughout the city.
January 15, 2019 | The University
Supporting immigrant students has always defined CUNY, an institution built to provide a top-quality education and bridge to the middle class for those who would otherwise be denied.
January 15, 2019 | The University, Uncategorized
CUNY’s School of Professional Studies has been ranked 15th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for the quality of its online bachelor’s degree programs. The list, published today, placed CUNY SPS in the top 5 percent of all ranked institutions for a second straight year and one spot higher than its position last year.