The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York appointed Executive Vice Chancellor and University Provost Vita C. Rabinowitz to serve as Interim Chancellor, effective June 1, succeeding Chancellor James B. Milliken, who is stepping down at the end of the month. For nearly a decade prior to her current appointment at CUNY […]
First, I want to thank the chair for his gracious remarks earlier and all of you for your kind response. Second, I want to congratulate the board on the wise action naming my colleague University provost Vita Rabinowitz as Interim Chancellor. No one cares more about CUNY’s students and faculty, no one has devoted more […]
Thank you Chairman Thompson and good evening Trustees, colleagues and guests. This is, of course, a busy and somewhat anxious time as we navigate the state budget process, which is moving toward its conclusion in just a few weeks. We are engaged with the Governor’s Office, the Assembly and the Senate in our advocacy of […]
Citing “the many reasons for our excitement and optimism at CUNY,” Chancellor James B. Milliken testified today at the Joint Senate and Assembly public hearing in Albany on Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s 2018 – 2019 State Executive Budget proposal.
“We applaud the important increased investment in CUNY’s operations, as well as the continued commitment to critical maintenance.
Today we commemorate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a true American hero whose impassioned leadership in the struggles for racial equality, social and economic justice, inclusion and opportunity helped define the conscience of a nation. And while it is altogether fitting that we celebrate his extraordinary contributions, it is striking and most unfortunate that his teaching continues to be in some ways as urgent and essential as it was half a century ago.
“We applaud Governor Cuomo’s plan to invest in food pantries on all public university campuses. CUNY has been a leader in addressing food insecurity on campus and runs pantries on more than half of our 24 campuses, including at six of our seven community colleges.
During the past year, The City University of New York has conducted a thorough search for a new president of The City College of New York.
The recruitment of the first Vice Chancellor for University Advancement is a critical step in our ongoing efforts to build a CUNY-wide advancement operation, essential to significantly increasing the University’s effectiveness in private fundraising and ensuring the success of our students, faculty and academic programs.
In an appearance on NY1’s “Road to City Hall,” Chancellor James B. Milliken talks about CUNY’s future, funding and labor contract disputes, among other key issues.