The City University of New York today named Peter M. Cohen as interim president of Kingsborough Community College following the recent announcement that Farley Herzek, the president since 2014, is retiring. Cohen will serve while the Board of Trustees conducts a search for a permanent replacement.
June 26, 2017 | The University
June 23, 2017 | The University
“For decades, it has been a matter of pride and policy that The City University of New York has been among the most inclusive universities in the country, welcoming and benefiting enormously from our diversity, which includes every underrepresented group and especially the LGBT community.
June 21, 2017 | The University
“The City University of New York applauds the federal government’s restoration of year-round Pell Grants, which have, for decades, provided essential assistance to lower income students. This is great news for current and prospective CUNY students. It will enable many students to attend summer school with reduced tuition or no tuition, and it will give them needed support to achieve their academic goals without having to take on debt.
June 12, 2017 | The University
The 15th annual Citizenship NOW! hotline, a free, confidential citizenship and immigration information service helping thousands of callers, will open June 19, according to the New York Daily News and The City University of New York, which sponsor the event.
June 12, 2017 | CUNY in the News, The University
In an op-ed published yesterday in The New York Times, David L. Kirp, a professor of public policy at the University of California, Berkeley, wrote that “CUNY Start holds some clues on how to solve an education crisis,” noting that the innovative remedial program is getting more than half of the students who complete the program ready for college in just one semester, “something that’s almost impossible with regular remedial courses.”
June 7, 2017 | The University
The CUNY Institute for State and Local Governance (ISLG), in partnership with The Rockefeller Foundation and 100 Resilient Cities (100RC), announced the selection of five cities to receive support to develop a tool to track progress towards equality, helping decision makers craft more effective policies to assist communities in each city.
June 6, 2017 | The University
“The City University of New York enthusiastically supports the ‘We Are Still In’ commitment to the critical goals of the Paris Climate Agreement.
June 5, 2017 | The University
Chancellor James B. Milliken and the board of trustees announced today they have appointed Loretta P. Martinez to serve as general counsel and vice chancellor for legal affairs for The City University of New York.
June 2, 2017 | CUNY in the News, The University
The New York Times
by ELIZABETH A. HARRIS
The City University of New York is many things. It is vast. It is accessible to students without a lot of money. It is exceptionally diverse. It is not, however, particularly fancy, the kind of place that oozes exclusivity or prestige.
And yet CUNY is home to a surprising number of extremely accomplished, recognized — some might even say fancy — poets.
HILLARY CLINTON, BERNIE SANDERS AMONG LEADERS IN PUBLIC SERVICE, LAW, BUSINESS, STEM,EDUCATION AND ARTS TO SPEAK AND BE HONORED AT CLASS OF 2017 CUNY COMMENCEMENT CEREMONIESMay 31, 2017 | The University
Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders lead a roster of distinguished leaders in public service, law, science, technology, business, the arts and education who will speak and be honored at the Class of 2017 commencement ceremonies of The City University of New York.