On behalf of the Board of Trustees and the entire City University of New York community, I want to extend deepest sympathies to our board chairman, William C. Thompson Jr., on the passing of his father, William C. Thompson Sr., a pioneering leader in the public life of the city.
December 26, 2018 | Speeches and Writings
September 11, 2018 | Speeches and Writings
The City University of New York will never forget the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, and the CUNY students, employees and alumni who were lost, or lost loved ones that day.
We also pay tribute to the firefighters and police officers who rushed to the scene and the men and women of the U.S Armed Services who since 9/11 have answered our country’s call to service.
September 4, 2018 | Speeches and Writings
Dear Members of the CUNY Community: Welcome to a new academic year at CUNY! I am honored to lead our University as Interim Chancellor at a time when we are moving forward with great purpose in pursuit of the ideals that have defined CUNY for generations. As the Board of Trustees considers its selection of […]
A Message From Interim Chancellor Vita C. Rabinowitz on the Appointment of CUNY Graduate Center President Chase F. Robinson as Director of the Smithsonian Institution’s Freer|Sackler Museum of Asian ArtAugust 21, 2018 | Speeches and Writings
A MESSAGE FROM INTERIM CHANCELLOR VITA C. RABINOWITZ REGARDING THE PRESIDENT’S POSITION ON AFFIRMATIVE ACTIONJuly 6, 2018 | Speeches and Writings
The City University of New York was intentionally created to serve the underserved people of New York City. And like the city we call home, CUNY is diverse in every way that matters—racially, ethnically, culturally, linguistically, religiously, and economically—it is who we are. CUNY has one of the most diverse student populations in the entire country.
A MESSAGE FROM INTERIM CHANCELLOR VITA C. RABINOWITZ REGARDING THE SUPREME COURT RULING ON THE FEDERAL TRAVEL BANJune 27, 2018 | Speeches and Writings
“Since 1847, CUNY has welcomed students from around the world, nurtured their ambitions, and valued their academic and social contributions. The roster of CUNY students and alumni who have won some of our country’s most prestigious academic prizes and achieved distinction in their professional lives makes clear the enormous impact these students have on the University and our nation.