Trustees Appoint Patricia Hassett CUNY Interim Deputy Chancellor

The City University of New York Board of Trustees named Patricia Hassett Interim Deputy Chancellor at a special Jan.7 Board meeting, upon the recommendation of Interim Chancellors Chistoph M. Kimmich. The appointment is effective Jan.20.

Ms. Hassett has served for more than two decades in senior administrative positions in both public and private higher education, including as Vice President for Finance and Administration of Brooklyn College since 1993, and as Vice President for Administration of Fairleigh Dickinson University. In Addition, she has extensive experience within the CUNY system, including director positions at Baruch College and City College.

“Ms. Hassett brings to the task a strong and long-standing commitment to the University and its mission, broad campus experience, clear intelligence and prodigious energies. She will coordinate University-wide projects, serve as liaison with various constituencies, and oversee select University-Central Office operations and administrative services,” Interim Chancellor Kimmich said.

Ms. Hassett has a masters degree from Teachers College, Columbia University, and a bachelor of arts degree Richmond College, now the College of Staten Island, CUNY.