“CUNY and The City” Report Cites New Initiatives Using CUNY Resources to Help Solve City Problems

June 20, 2001 | The University

A new 24-page paper, “CUNY and the City,” by City University of New York Chancellor Matthew Goldstein highlights “recent initiatives that can be and should be expanded or targeted to help make available CUNY’s faculty, staff, and student talents and resources as our City meets new challenges at every level.

The new initiatives include:

  • Expanding the Business Incubator Network Partnership.
  • Establishing the First Teacher Empowerment Zone.
  • Supporting the Development and Growth of the New York Structural Biology Center at City College.
  • The New CUNY Honors College as the Newest Jewel in the City’s Crown.
  • Enlisting CUNY to Better Prepare, Educate and Help Recruit Police.
  • Recruiting and Educating Immigrant Nurses to Help Alleviate the Nursing Shortage.
  • Planning for the New York City Council Transition.
  • Creating the First Citywide Higher Education Center for Organized Labor.
  • Studying the Full Impact of Welfare Reform on the City and its People.
  • Providing New Workforce Training and Staff Expertise in Transportation and Other Infrastructure.