Tag Archives: CUNY

CCNY’s Financial Misconduct Sparks CUNY-Wide Investigation


The new report has students worrying about the college’s integrity by Anthony Viola While the administration seems to be moving in a positive direction, the ghost of its past still haunts the City College of New York. Although ex-president Lisa S. Coico has resigned, her alleged mistakes remain front and center. Two days after Coico’s […]

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Breaking News: Vincent Boudreau Named Interim CCNY President


CUNY’s Board of Trustees today named an insider to replace Lisa Coico as president of CCNY. Dr. Vincent Boudreau, dean of the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership since 2014, will serve as president — for now. Below, the announcement from CUNY chancellor James Milliken, and click here for David Chen’s New York […]

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Head Administrator in Charge (Finally) Speaks Out


Mary Driscoll, who is running the college by default, addresses students By Ashley Kalstek It doesn’t seem like CCNY will be replacing President Lisa Coico any time soon. In presenting his university report to the board, Chancellor James Milliken said that an interim president will not be announced on October 26th as planned, but “in […]

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Student Government Upheld


CCNY avoids a drawn-out re-election BY Christian Hernandez President Lisa Coico certified the results of May’s student government elections on June 29. Her decision means CCNY will avoid a re-election that would’ve left the college without a governing body until the coming school year. According to Ryan Carson of the Student Election Review Committee, the […]

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Person Of Interest: Lisa S. Coico


Financial discrepancies prompt federal investigation BY Curtis Ashley This has been a rough year, and many wish it would end. That goes double for City College President Lisa S. Coico, who recently found herself in hot water. United States attorney Robert L. Capers is leading an investigation into past mismanagement of school designated funds by […]

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Negotiations End Six Year Battle


photo courtesy of: Fabiana Grosso CUNY and its employees come to an agreement after fighting for a contract BY Anthony Viola During a meeting held on June 23, the Professional Staff Congress (PSC) voted 111 to 11, in favor of a proposed contract that will affect 25,000 employees, according to the CUNY website. The settlement […]

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New York Times Article — An Alternate View

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You may have seen the New York Times cover story about the problems at CCNY and CUNY in general. In response, our administration circulated a series of letters, supporting the college. Below, a letter from an unidentified, formerly homeless honors student: The New York Times article “Dreams stall as CUNY, New York City’s Engine of […]

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Why Our Education Matters

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A front-page New York Times article discussed CCNY’s financial problems — and the lack of assistance for CUNY from the state. Here’s our take: As financing for college plummets and tuition soars, students and faculty wonder who will stand up for the future of public education by Saif Choudhury As a young boy playing computer […]

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CUNY Budget Update: The Latest News in Our University’s Financial Crisis

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For a change, the news isn’t all bad by Meagan DelVecchio Late last week the New York State legislature gave Governor Andrew Cuomo’s budget deal a thumbs up. Included in the package: A nearly $500 million line item for CUNY senior colleges. In January, Cuomo threatened to withhold funding for CUNY senior colleges and shift […]

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How to Create Your Own Major

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One CUNY BA student shares his story of individualized study By Gregory Cagle Success is subjective. For many years, people considered me a success story. I had a career in the recording industry that many envied. I worked with the executive teams that groomed great artists like Maxwell, Nas, Lil Kim, Ginuwine, EnVogue, SWV, Outkast […]

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