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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.

Chancellor Milliken’s Statement on Tentative Contract with the Professional Staff Congress

June 16, 2016 | The University

I am extremely pleased that we have reached a tentative agreement with the Professional Staff Congress, CUNY’s largest union representing more than 30,000 faculty and instructional staff.

CUNY and District Council 37 Announce Tentative Labor Pact Providing Increases of More Than 10 Percent for 12,000 Employees

June 10, 2016 | The University

Chancellor James B. Milliken and Henry Garrido, the Executive Director of District Council 37, AFSCME, AFL-CIO, and its affiliated locals, today announced that a tentative contract settlement has been reached on a collective bargaining agreement covering more than seven years.

Mary Lu Bilek Is Appointed Dean of CUNY School of Law

June 6, 2016 | The University

The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York today appointed Mary Lu Bilek, Dean of the University of Massachusetts School of Law, as Dean of the School of Law of The City University of New York. Chancellor James B. Milliken recommended her appointment following a nationwide search.

Dr. José L. Cruz Is Appointed Lehman College’s Third President

June 6, 2016 | The University

The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York today appointed Dr. José L. Cruz, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at California State University, Fullerton, and a frequent speaker and writer on higher education issues, as the third president of Herbert H. Lehman College in the Bronx. Chancellor James B. Milliken recommended Cruz’s appointment following a nationwide search.

America’s First Lady, Michelle Obama, New York City’s First Lady Chirlane McCray and Ford Foundation President Darren Walker Are Among Outstanding and Inspiring Leaders to Address CUNY Graduates and Receive Honors

May 30, 2016 | The University

America’s first lady Michelle Obama, New York City’s first lady, Chirlane McCray and Ford Foundation President Darren Walker head an impressive list of distinguished public servants, scientists, pioneering researchers on HIV/AIDS and Alzheimer’s disease, educators, jurists, lawyers, philanthropists, entrepreneurs, authors, actors and journalists who are the speakers and honorees for the 2016 commencement ceremonies at The City University of New York.

CUNY Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Operating Officer Allan H. Dobrin. To Retire After More Than Fifteen Years of Service

May 26, 2016 | The University

Allan H. Dobrin, the executive vice chancellor and chief operating officer of The City University of New York, will retire this summer after more than 15 years at CUNY and an outstanding career of public service that spans more than three decades, Chancellor James B. Milliken has announced.

Cutting-edge NanoFabrication Facility Opens at CUNY Advanced Science Research Center

May 20, 2016 | The University

The City University of New York’s world-class NanoFabrication Facility – used by students, faculty, government and industry research partners to characterize and fabricate materials at micro and nano scales – was officially launched today within the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center on the City College campus.

Twelve CUNY Students ‎Awarded Fulbright Fellowships

May 20, 2016 | The University

Twelve CUNY students have won 2016 Fulbright Fellowships to study and teach abroad, bringing to 81 the number who have won this prestigious federal grant in the past five years.

CUNY OPENS WORLD-CLASS NANOFABRICATION LAB USED BY ACADEMIC RESEARCHERS AND ACCLAIMED NATIONAL LABORATORIES

May 20, 2016 | The University

The City University of New York officially will open its world-class NanoFabrication lab on Friday, May 20 at the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center in Manhattan. Known as the NanoFab, the facility is used by students, faculty, government and prominent national laboratories to conduct hands-on research in nanotechnology.

CUNY Students Win $25,000 at Demo Day IV

May 19, 2016 | The University

Baruch College graduate and current Kingsborough Community College student Adam Liggio took home the grand prize of $10,000 at the CUNY Center for Student Entrepreneurship’s (CSE) Demo Day IV for his gluten-free cookie company aDAM Good Cookie .

Bruce Johnson: Seeking a Genetic Approach To Improve HIV Treatments

May 16, 2016 | The University

Bruce Johnson, CUNY Advanced Science Research Center Bruce Johnson grew up in Washington State, studied marine biology in college, worked as a commercial salmon fisherman to pay his way through, and expected to become an environmental lawyer. What he did become is something far upstream: a computational scientist and structural biologist who has developed some of […]

Chancellor Milliken Opens AEMC Summit at City College

May 12, 2016 | The University

Chancellor James B. Milliken gave opening remarks at the 2016 American Energy & Manufacturing Competitiveness (AEMC) Northeast Regional Summit held May 12 at The City College of New York.

CUNY AWARDS PRESTIGIOUS JONAS E. SALK SCHOLARSHIPS FOR MEDICAL STUDY TO EIGHT OUTSTANDING GRADUATES

May 11, 2016 | The University

The City University of New York has awarded its prestigious Jonas E. Salk Scholarships for medical study to eight graduates in recognition of their outstanding scholarship and research on subjects including neuroscience, cancer, genetics and molecular biology.

CUNY Vice Chancellor for Research Gillian Small Named Provost and Senior Vice President At Fairleigh Dickinson University

May 6, 2016 | The University

Dr. Gillian Small, the University’s Vice Chancellor for Research during a critical period of expansion of research programs and facilities at CUNY, will become Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs effective August 1, 2016.