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.
June 10, 1998 | The University
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 ProgramMay 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 SpeakersMay 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 BudgetMay 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 ServicesMay 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 ReportsApril 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.
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 KimmichMarch 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.
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.