Public meeting of the Board of Trustees, September 30, 2013.
In her new memoir, “Shocked: My Mother, Schiaparelli and Me,” Patricia Volk describes how two dynamic but difficult women helped shape her adulthood: One the Italian fashion designer, Elsa Luisa Maria Schiaparelli, the other her beautiful but strict mother. “They were both clothes crazy and imperious but Schiaparelli was enough not like my mother and […]
Standing committee meeting of the Board of Trustees, Committee on Fiscal Affairs, September 9, 2013.
Standing committee meeting of the Board of Trustees, Committee on Faculty, Staff and Administration, September 9, 2013.
In a discussion of economic growth and inequality at the Graduate Center, Paul Krugman pointed out that the Occupy Wall Street movement got the math wrong when it came to wealth distribution between the super-rich and everybody else. “It’s not the 1 percent but rather the 0.01 percent” of the population who have so much […]
Chancellor Matthew Goldstein reports on the Start-Up New York program, which allows business operating on or near SUNY and CUNY campuses to operate tax free. The Chancellor also announced the naming of the Stella & Charles Guttman Community College and the reinstatement of ROTC. The Chancellor discusses the effect of the recently announced city budget agreement and the positive impacts on CUNY’s programs and initiatives. Chancellor Goldstein provides an update of the Pathways initiative including recent enrollment statistics and its benefit to students.
Public meeting of the Board of Trustees, June 24, 2013.
As founder and executive producer of “Radio Diaries,” Joe Richman has urged people to record their own lives and histories since 1996, and along with the groundbreaking series, “Teenage Diaries,” has helped pioneer the genre of first-person narratives for National Public Radio. In a conversation at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, Richman discusses the […]
In a follow-up discussion to their appearance last fall, jurist Alan Dershowitz and journalist Peter Beinart continued the debate, “The Crisis of Zionism,” as part of the Perspectives: Conversations on Policy and Place series at the Graduate Center. Beinart insists that with power comes responsibility. “Because Israel has emerged as a successful country, with millions […]
Standing committee meeting of the Board of Trustees, Committee on Student Affairs and Special Programs, June 3, 2013.