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Partners and Supporters

Chancellor’s Society Recognizes More Than 200 Top Donors

March 11, 2009 | Partners and Supporters

In recognition of the enormous impact of corporate, foundation and individual donors who have contributed gifts of $1 million and above during the first phase of the Invest in CUNY campaign, the university has established the Chancellor’s Society. The more than 200 donors in this group range from generous alumni and friends to major national […]

The Starr Foundation

March 11, 2009 | Partners and Supporters

CUNY recognizes the remarkable contributions of The Starr Foundation, one of the most generous foundation donors in the university’s history. The Starr Foundation was established in 1955 by Cornelius Vander Starr, an insurance entrepreneur who founded C.V. Starr & Co. and other companies later combined by his successor, Maurice R. Greenberg. Mr. Starr, a pioneer […]

CUNY Faculty Give Back

March 11, 2009 | Partners and Supporters

If CUNY’s students and alumni are its lifeblood, then its faculty is its backbone, providing structure, strength and support. The role of faculty and retirees in fundraising has been growing, and will become a regular feature in our newsletter. The new column will spotlight faculty members who are leading the way in philanthropy as well […]

Hecht Foundation Awards $300,000

December 5, 2008 | Partners and Supporters

For the third consecutive year, the Vera and Imre Hecht Foundation has awarded $100,000 for scholarships to help CUNY students who otherwise might not be able to afford to attend college full time. Last year, the foundation provided scholarships for 10 freshmen at three colleges: John Jay, Hunter and The City College. The students were […]