News from The City University of New York

  • CUNY Statement on May 1 Action

    May 1, 2017 | The University

    The City University of New York is proud of our history of educating and supporting immigrants, including undocumented immigrants.

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  • Statement from Chancellor James B. Milliken

    April 26, 2017 | The University

    The current discussion about the invitation to Linda Sarsour to speak at the commencement ceremony of the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy draws into sharp focus principles central to a free society and its academic institutions.

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  • Governor Cuomo Announces More Than $520 Million in Energy Efficiency Upgrades at 19 CUNY Campuses

    April 24, 2017 | The University

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced more than $520 million in energy efficient upgrades across the City University of New York system. Coinciding with Earth Week, the energy-saving measures will reduce environmental impacts and operating costs while helping CUNY reach the Governor’s statewide energy goals to build a clean energy future for all of New York State.

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  • Statement from Chancellor James B. Milliken

    April 24, 2017 | The University

    I want to offer my heartiest congratulations to SUNY Chancellor-designate Kristina Johnson. Ms. Johnson has had a remarkable career as an engineer, a university administrator and senior government official, and she is an ideal leader for the nation’s largest university system at this important time.

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  • Four CUNY Assistant Professors Win NSF’s Early-Career Awards

    April 21, 2017 | The University

    In a reflection of the University’s commitment to hiring and supporting the research of talented new faculty, four City University of New York assistant professors will receive the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious award for early-career faculty of exceptional promise. The awards come with grants totaling almost $2.3 million to support their development as “outstanding researchers and educators.”

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  • Chancellor J.B. Milliken Shares CUNY’s New Strategic Vision

    April 20, 2017 | The University

    The City University of New York is a distinctively urban university with a unique mission. Our task, for the past 170 years, has been to provide “a vehicle of upward mobility for the disadvantaged,” through an “integrated system of higher education.” Led by this historic mandate, CUNY has become among the most accessible, affordable and respected universities in the country – covering the spectrum from community colleges to graduate and professional schools.

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  • Claire Lynch, Macaulay Honors Junior, Wins Prestigious Truman Scholarship

    April 18, 2017 | The University

    Continuing in a proud CUNY tradition, Claire Lynch, a junior at Macaulay Honors College at City College, has been named the winner of a prestigious Harry S. Truman Scholarship, the nation’s premier graduate scholarship for aspiring public service leaders.

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  • Gov. Cuomo Signs Free Tuition Bill Into Law at LaGuardia Community College

    April 13, 2017 | The University

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo came to CUNY’s LaGuardia Community College on a warm spring day to sign into law his pathbreaking Excelsior Scholarship, providing free tuition to qualified students and making New York State a national leader in widening access to quality higher education.

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  • Statement from Chancellor James B. Milliken on Launch of CUNY’S Online Learning Initiative  

    April 12, 2017 | The University

    One of the great opportunities we have in making CUNY a more powerful 21st century university is to build on our record of using the best 21st century tools to increase our effectiveness and our reach.

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  • Statement on the New York State budget from Chairman of the Board of Trustees, William C. Thompson, Jr. and Chancellor James B. Milliken

    April 11, 2017 | The University

    Under Governor Cuomo’s leadership, New York State has passed a farsighted budget that opens the door to a college education for more New Yorkers and enhances the quality of higher education.

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