Archive for 2000

Eight Top CUNY Students Who Overcame Economic Hardship and Language Barriers To Receive Salk Medical Scholarships

May 30, 2000 | The University

The eight outstanding City University of New York students are awarded Jonas E. Salk Scholarships today to study medicine.

CUNY Approves Master Plan “A University On The Move”

May 26, 2000 | The University

The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York today approved a comprehensive long-range Master Plan on the organization, development and coordination of the University, a multi-year blueprint to transform CUNY into the premier national model for urban higher education.

A Letter from Chancellor Goldstein about the Chancellor’s Forum on the CUNY Master Plan

May 26, 2000 | The University

A Letter from Chancellor Goldstein about the Chancellor’s Forum on the CUNY Master Plan

New University Dean for Teacher Education At CUNY

May 25, 2000 | The University

Dr. Nicholas M. Michelli, a nationally prominent leader in the field of teacher education and the Dean of the College of Education at Montclair (N.J.) State University, has been appointed University Dean for Teacher Education at the City University of New York.

Statement from Chairman Herman Badillo

May 25, 2000 | The University

The new “Teachers of Tomorrow” Program, proposed by Governor George E. Pataki and approved by the New York State Legislature this spring, brings new hope and important resources to this statewide effort to hire, train and certify teachers.

Civil Rights Activists Harry Belafonte and Ruben Blades, Pulitzer-Prize Winner David Halberstam Among Speakers at CUNY Commencements

May 11, 2000 | The University

Singers and civil rights activists Harry Belafonte and Ruben Blades; Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Halberstam; Interim Schools Chancellor Harold O. Levy; and three United States Congressmen – Barney Frank, John Lewis and Charles E. Rangel – will be among the many distinguished speakers at City University of New York college commencements scheduled from May 26 through June 12.

Statement from Chairman Herman Badillo and Chancellor Matthew Goldstein on the Passing of His Eminence John Cardinal O’Connor

May 8, 2000 | The University

Statement from Chairman Herman Badillo and Chancellor Matthew Goldstein on the Passing of His Eminence John Cardinal O’Connor

“Summer Success at CUNY” Free Skills Programs for New Freshmen and Transfer Students

May 2, 2000 | The University

The City University of New York is offering an expanded tuition-free program “Summer Success at CUNY” for entering freshmen or transfer students who need assistance with mathematics, reading, writing or English as a Second Language (ESL) skills, announced Chancellor Matthew Goldstein.

CUNY Names Acting President Of Hunter College

April 26, 2000 | The University

The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York appointed Dr. Evangelos John Gizis to serve as Acting President of Hunter College on April 24.

CUNY Names New President Of LaGuardia Community College

April 26, 2000 | The University

The City University of New York Board of Trustees named Dr. Gail O. Mellow, a nationally recognized leader in community college education as president of Fiorello H. LaGuardia Community College on April 24. Her appointment, effective August 1, was recommended to the Board of Trustees by Chancellor Matthew Goldstein after a national search. Trustee Satish K. Babbar chaired the search committee.

CUNY Names New President Of Kingsborough Community College

April 26, 2000 | The University

The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York named Dr. Byron N. McClenney, a nationally acclaimed expert in developmental education, president of Kingsborough Community College on April 24. His appointment is effective July 15 and was recommended to the Board of Trustees by Chancellor Matthew Goldstein after a national search. Trustee Alfred B. Curtis, Jr., chaired the search committee.

Record Number of Job Recruiters Pursue 5,000 CUNY Grads At CUNY Big Apple Job Fair at Jacob Javits Center

April 11, 2000 | The University

The largest number of employers in the 12-year history of The City University of New York’s Big Apple Job Fair gathered at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in Manhattan on April 6 for the chance to recruit over 5,000 CUNY graduating students and recent alumni.

CUNY Names Dr. Eduardo Marti President of Queensborough Community College

March 28, 2000 | The University

The City University of New York Board of Trustees named Dr. Eduardo Marti, a respected educator with over two decades of senior-level administrative experience, as President of Queensborough Community College on March 27.

Joint CUNY and Board of Ed. Statement on New Liaison for Recruitment and College Preparationn

March 22, 2000 | The University

Chancellors Matthew Goldstein and Harold Levy today announced the appointment of Lawrence Edwards as Deputy to the Chancellor for Recruitment and College Preparation, a newly created position which shall be jointly funded by the City University of New York and the Board of Education.

CUNY Launches University-Wide Drive To Promote Free Health Insurance for Thousands of Students and Their Children

March 13, 2000 | The University

A new City University-wide campaign aimed at providing free and low-cost health insurance for tens of thousands of students and their children through New York State’s Child Health Plus insurance program was launched on March 13 at Borough of Manhattan Community College. The CUNY campaign is the largest higher education effort in the state.

Deputy Mayor Ninfa Segarra to Join CUNY as Vice President for Inter-Campus Collaboration

February 16, 2000 | The University

Chancellor Matthew Goldstein announced today that New York City Deputy Mayor for Education and Human Services Ninfa Segarra will join the University community on April 1, 2000 as Vice President for Inter-Campus Collaboration of the CUNY Research Foundation.

Board of Education and CUNY Leaders Announce Plans to Expand College Now Program to Every Public High School

February 9, 2000 | The University

In a dramatic effort to better prepare New York City high school students for graduation and college level work, The City University of New York and Board of Education leadership announced plans on February 7 to expand the College Now program to all grades in every public high school over the next three years.

CUNY Chancellor Seeks State Legislative Support For Full-time Faculty In Testimony Before Joint Committee Hearing

February 3, 2000 | The University

CUNY Chancellor Seeks State Legislative Support For Full-time Faculty In Testimony Before Joint Committee Hearing

New Carver Scholarships Support CUNY Alliance for Minority Participation Students

January 28, 2000 | The University

A new scholarship program for outstanding City University of New York math, science and engineering students is being established with a gift of $145,000 from the Carver Scholarship Fund. The gift, which will help broaden minority opportunities in the sciences and mathematics, was formally presented to CUNY Chancellor Matthew Goldstein in a ceremony on January 28 at the CUNY Trustees’ Lounge.

Statement by Chancellor Matthew Goldstein of The City University of New York on the 2000-2001 State Executive Budget

January 11, 2000 | The University

Statement by Chancellor Matthew Goldstein of The City University of New York on the 2000-2001 State Executive Budget