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, 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 […]
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.
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 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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.