Archive for August, 2013

Statement by CUNY Interim Chancellor William P. Kelly on President Obama’s Higher Education Plan

August 22, 2013 | News

We commend President Barack Obama on continuing to make higher education a national priority and for proposing actions that put students first. We are encouraged by the president’s emphasis on affordability and quality and his reaffirmation of the importance of access to a college education for all students. This has been the mission of The […]

Joint Statement by The State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher, The City University of New York Interim Chancellor William P. Kelly, and the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities President Laura L. Anglin on the New York State Common Core Standards-Aligned Test Results

August 9, 2013 | Uncategorized

We are proud that New York State is leading the country in embracing the high standards represented by the Common Core. As leaders of the higher education systems in New York, we applaud the State Education Department for its leadership and commend New York State school leaders, teachers, and staff who have devoted their time […]

Interim Chancellor William P. Kelly Urges Congressional Approval of Immigration Reform

August 1, 2013 | News

Interim Chancellor William P. Kelly has called upon members of the House of Representatives to move forward with the effort to pass the comprehensive reform bill. In a letter to the members of the New York delegation, Chancellor Kelly said: “I ask that you give leadership to comprehensive meaningful immigration reform.” “Our diverse student body—nearly […]