By Lisa H. Rose I am again pleased to announce the symposium Pedagogy, Programs, and Policies that Support and Sustain Justice-Involved CUNY Students will be held Friday, May 3, 2019 at Borough of Manhattan Community College, Fiterman Hall (245 Greenwich Street) 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Submit your proposal by February 1st. There are five themes: A.) Pedagogy B. […]
January 16, 2019 | Academic Affairs
January 11, 2019 | Academic Affairs
By Stasia Pasela The CUNY Office of Library Service has a new report on Open Education Resources (OER) at CUNY. (scroll down) The report highlights the Governor’s $8M investment (FY 2018) for CUNY and SUNY to mitigate the cost of textbooks with scalable and sustainable adoption of open educational resources (OER). CUNY is focusing on […]
January 9, 2019 | Academic Affairs
By Bill Crain Since 2000, The City College and other senior colleges have required applicants to meet higher SAT cutoff scores to gain freshman admission. Several faculty members are concerned that standardized tests unfairly block student access, particularly among students of color and low-income students. I would like to tell you about pilot experiments at […]
January 5, 2019 | University Life
The National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Professions at Hunter College is hosting its annual Labor-Management Higher Education conference. The event will take place on April 7-9 at the CUNY Graduate Center. The conference includes workshops and panels on critical issues in higher education and the professions, and […]
December 20, 2018 | Academic Affairs
By Stasia Pasela The University Dean for Faculty Affairs, Annemarie Nicols-Grinenko, announces two fellowship opportunities: Applications are now being accepted for 2019-20 William P. Kelly Research Fellowships to advance the research, scholarship and creative work of CUNY’s outstanding community college faculty. Each fellowship comes with two three-credit courses of released time. Up to 20 fellowships will be […]
December 7, 2018 | University Life
By Philip Pecorino The CUNY Committee on Academic Technology met on Friday, November 16, 2018. The following are mainly the committee notes of George Otte (University Director of Academic Technology) with a bit of editing. Faculty questions, comments and blog submissions regarding these topics are welcomed. Aloha Announcements Our Aloha moment was occasioned by a changing of the guard for the College […]
November 27, 2018 | Academic Affairs
By Lisa H. Rose I am pleased to announce the symposium Pedagogy, Programs, and Policies that Support and Sustain Justice-Involved CUNY Students will be held Friday, May 3rd, 2019 at Borough of Manhattan Community College, Fiterman Hall (245 Greenwich Street) 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. The call for proposals will be open until January 25th. There are five […]
November 27, 2018 | Student Affairs
By Kimora The University Student Senate (USS) has pursued an ambitious 2018-2019 academic year already. They began with their 31st Annual USS Leadership Retreat from Friday, August 17-19, 2018 at the Villa Roma Resort and Conference Center. During that time, the student delegates from across CUNY compiled a list of USS Legislative Priorities for the […]
November 19, 2018 | University Life
By Kimora If you are a contingent faculty member at CUNY, it is important that you publish academic works. Your college or department may not mention that to you, but I will tell you that publishing books, chapters, and professional articles, earned me the opportunity to advance up the professorial ladder and became a full […]
November 15, 2018 | Student Affairs
By Derek Stadler The Borough of Manhattan Community College’s (BMCC) Urban Male Leadership Academy (UMLA) is a CUNY Black Male Initiative (BMI) Program. Its goal is to increase the enrollment, retention, and graduation rates of students from groups that are severely underrepresented in higher education, particularly men of color. However, UMLA is not restrictive, all […]
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