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The GC’s Center for Humanities Awarded $415K Grant from Mellon Foundation

September 14, 2016 | CUNY Graduate Center, The University

The Graduate Center has been awarded a $415,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to promote and expand public humanities practices at CUNY through the Center for the Humanities.

CUNY, NYC DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS, ROCKEFELLER FOUNDATION ANNOUNCE NEW PAID INTERNSHIP PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS, CUNY CULTURAL CORPS

September 9, 2016 | The University

CUNY Chancellor James B. Milliken, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs Commissioner (DCLA) Tom Finkelpearl, and The Rockefeller Foundation President Judith Rodin announced a $1 million initiative to create the CUNY Cultural Corps and place dozens of students in paid internships at cultural institutions across the city including MoMA PS1, the New York Botanical Garden, Carnegie Hall, American Museum of Natural History, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Staten Island Museum, and more.

CUNY Should Continue to Condemn Hate Speech While Protecting First Amendment Rights, Says Anti-Semitism Report

September 9, 2016 | The University

The City University of New York today released the results of a nearly six-month investigation by two highly regarded outside counsel into allegations of anti-Semitic incidents on CUNY campuses.

CUNY, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, Rockefeller Foundation Announce New Paid Internship Program for Students, CUNY Cultural Corps

September 9, 2016 | The University

CUNY Chancellor James B. Milliken, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs Commissioner (DCLA) Tom Finkelpearl, and The Rockefeller Foundation President Judith Rodin announced a $1 million initiative to create the CUNY Cultural Corps and place dozens of students in paid internships at cultural institutions across the city including MoMA PS1, the New York Botanical Garden, Carnegie Hall, American Museum of Natural History, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Staten Island Museum, and more.

Patrizia Casaccia named founding director of CUNY ASRC Neuroscience Initiative

September 9, 2016 | The University

Patrizia Casaccia, MD, PhD, has been named the founding director of the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center’s (ASRC) Neuroscience Initiative following an international search, bringing to the university a highly regarded scientist whose expansive and collaboratively-focused research with real-world impact dovetails neatly with that of the Center. The announcement was made by CUNY Executive Vice […]

CUNY Making It Easier For Students to Register to Vote

September 6, 2016 | The University

In what is believed to be the first system-wide initiative in New York State, The City University of New York, in consultation with the New York City Board of Elections, is providing CUNY students with personalized voter registration forms effective Sept. 5.

Guttman Ranked Best Community College in New York State

September 1, 2016 | The University

The top-ranked community college in New York State is the Stella and Charles Guttman Community College of The City University of New York, according to the 2016-2017 edition of Best Community Colleges.

Chancellor Milliken Names Dr. Mary Corliss Pearl As Dean of CUNY’s Macaulay Honors College                                                                        

August 31, 2016 | The University

Chancellor James B. Milliken has named Dr. Mary Corliss Pearl as Dean of the City University’s William E. Macaulay Honors College. Dr. Pearl, who has served as Interim Dean of the Honors College since Jan. 30, 2016, was selected following a national search.

Chancellor Milliken’s Statement on Approval of Contract by the Professional Staff Congress and other Unions

August 4, 2016 | The University

“I am very pleased that the faculty and staff of The City University of New York represented by the Professional Staff Congress have voted overwhelmingly to ratify the agreement that their representatives and the University had reached through lengthy and ultimately productive negotiation,” Chancellor James B. Milliken said.

Board of Elections to CUNY Students: We Need You!

July 27, 2016 | The University

The City University of New York is teaming up with the city’s Board of Elections to recruit CUNY students to work the polls on the state’s primary election day, Tuesday, Sept. 13, and on the Presidential Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 8.

Statement from Chancellor James Milliken

July 18, 2016 | The University

The 21st Century Foundation, a not-for-profit corporation that raises private funds in support of the City College of New York, received a document subpoena from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn. The Foundation is responding to the subpoena and City College is cooperating fully with this process.

Statement by Chancellor James Milliken on the DC 37 Contract Ratification

July 18, 2016 | The University

We are pleased that the University’s dedicated employees represented by District Council 37 have ratified this fair and equitable contract, which delivers well deserved increased compensation and benefits for CUNY’s outstanding workforce.

Statement by Chancellor Milliken on the Passing of Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr.

July 4, 2016 | The University

It is with great sadness that we mourn the passing of Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr, former President of Bronx Community College, who served his country with great distinction in World War II as one of the famed Tuskegee Airmen and later as a leading champion for civil rights.

Statement from Chancellor James B. Mill‎iken on the Passing of Elie Wiesel

July 2, 2016 | The University

The City University of New York deeply mourns the passing of Elie Wiesel, who served as Distinguished Professor of Judaic Studies at The City College of New York and continued to lecture at many CUNY campuses over the course of the last four decades.

CUNY ASRC key in Strathclyde-CUNY Collaboration

June 30, 2016 | The University

Building on informal existing ties between the two universities, the City University of New York (CUNY) and the University of Strathclyde recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to strengthen the collaborative ties among scientific researchers at both institutions. Strathclyde, located in Glasgow, is one of the top research universities in the United Kingdom and […]

Dean Christopher Rosa Named Interim Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

June 27, 2016 | The University

The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York today approved the appointment of Dean Christopher Rosa as Interim Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, as recommended by Chancellor James B. Milliken.

CUNY Trustees Approve New Labor Contracts 

June 27, 2016 | The University

The Board of Trustees has unanimously approved collective bargaining agreements recommended by Chancellor James B. Milliken between The City University of New York and six unions representing almost all of the University’s tens of thousands of faculty and staff.

Statement from Chancellor James Milliken on Pell Grant Support for Incarcerated Individuals

June 24, 2016 | The University

We applaud federal efforts to expand higher education opportunities for incarcerated individuals. We are proud of the leading role CUNY colleges will have in this pilot program to support those who seek to improve their lives through the attainment of a college degree.

Three CUNY Colleges Win $300,000 Grant to Develop Open Educational Resource (OER) Degrees

June 23, 2016 | The University

Free, open-access digital course materials will be developed for selected degrees at three CUNY colleges – Bronx Community College, Borough of Manhattan Community College and Hostos Community College – in a 30-month pilot funded by a $300,000 grant from the Achieving the Dream Foundation, a community college-reform nonprofit.

Message from Chancellor Milliken on CUNY Trustee Appointments

June 20, 2016 | The University

We are grateful to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo for nominating six outstanding New Yorkers to the Board of Trustees of The City University of New York, and we are pleased that they have been promptly confirmed by the New York Senate.