Archive for 1998

CUNY and JCRC to Celebrate Israel’s 50th Anniversary June 2, Ambassador Shmuel Sisso to be Honored

June 10, 1998 | The University

The City University of New York and the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York will celebrate Israel’s 50th anniversary and the tradition of academic exchange and scholarly partnerships between CUNY and Israeli higher education at a reception Tuesday, June 2, 5:30 p.m. in the Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse at Lincoln Center, 165 West 65th Street.

City University of New York Trustees Approve Resolution To End Remediation in Senior Colleges

June 4, 1998 | The University

The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York adopted a resolution on May 26 to phase out all remedial education in the baccalaureate degree programs at CUNY’s eleven senior colleges, starting in the fall of 1999, and continuing through September 2001.

CUNY and University of Paris to Announce Plans To Expand Largest Public University Student Exchange Program

May 26, 1998 | The University

Plans to expand a student exchange program between The City University of New York and the University of Paris will be announced when officials of the two schools meet on Wednesday, May 20 at 12 noon, to sign an agreement to renew the program known as the New York/Paris Exchange.

AIDS Researcher David Ho, Educator John Hope Franklin, FBI Director Louis Freeh Among CUNY Commencement Speakers

May 26, 1998 | The University

Honorary Degrees To Be Awarded To Singer Harry Belafonte Photographer Gordon Parks, Schools Chancellor Rudy Crew and Others

New Study Finds CUNY Economic Impact on New York State is $13 Billion, 10 Times Size of University’s Budget

May 12, 1998 | The University

The City University of New York contributes nearly $13 billion to New York State’s economy, more than 10 times the size of the university’s budget, according to a new report,” Investing in New York’s Future: The CUNY Portfolio.”

City University of New York Trustees Appoint Angelo B. Proto Interim Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Enrollment Services

May 12, 1998 | The University

The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York has named Angelo B. Proto, a distinguished university administrator for more than three decades, Interim Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Enrollment Services.

CUNY Teacher Education Students Improve Pass Rate On Certification Exam State Education Department Reports

April 8, 1998 | The University

City University of New York teacher education students scored seven percent higher overall in the 1998 New York State Teacher Certification Examinations than they did last year, according to a State Education Department report.

Interim Chancellor Kimmich Calls on New Yorkers to Support CUNY and New Comprehensive Action Plan

March 11, 1998 | The University

City University of New York Interim Chancellor Christoph M. Kimmich called CUNY a “treasure,” in a keynote address at an Association for a Better New York breakfast today.

CUNY “Comprehensive Action Plan” To Prepare Students For College Work Is Released by Interim Chancellor Kimmich

March 1, 1998 | The University

A draft Comprehensive Action Plan (CAP) focusing on the preparation of students for college level work at The City University of New York was released by Interim Chancellor Christoph M. Kimmich today.

CUNY Senior Colleges Raise Admissions Requirements for Fall 1998

February 26, 1998 | The University

Freshmen admissions criteria for The City University of New York’s senior colleges will be higher for Fall 1998, marking the third year in a row that requirements have increased.

CUNY Trustees Name Prominent Educator Dr. Dolores M. Fernandez Acting President of Hostos Community College

February 26, 1998 | The University

Dr. Dolores M. Fernandez, a nationally-recognized expert in bilingual education, teacher training, and curriculum development was named Acting President of Hostos Community College, effective March 1, 1998 by The City University of New York Board of Trustees at its February 23rd meeting.

CUNY Celebrates Black History Month

February 26, 1998 | The University

Black History Month will be observed on the campuses of the City University of New York with film screenings, exhibitions, performances and other activities.

Statement by Interim Chancellor Christoph M. Kimmich

January 29, 1998 | The University

Statement by Interim Chancellor Christoph M. Kimmich

Hostos Community College President Santiago Santiago Steps Down as Head of College

January 13, 1998 | The University

Eugenio Maria de Hostos Community College President Isaura Santiago Santiago, having completed over ten years of service as the educational leader of the nationally-known bilingual institution, has stepped down as President.

Trustees Appoint Patricia Hassett CUNY Interim Deputy Chancellor

January 13, 1998 | The University

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.