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February 22, 2024

Dear Members of the Campus Community, I hope this note finds you well and you are settling in for our spring semester. I want to set aside some time this semester, as last, to speak with our community in town hall formats, centering mainly around opportunities for you to address questions to me and to other members of the administration. The Faculty/Staff town hall meeting will take place on Thursday, March 7 at 12:30pm, and the Student town hall meeting will be held on Thursday, April 4 at 12:30pm. Both meetings will be in Marshak Lecture Hall 3 and will be in-person only. I… Read More »


December 04, 2023

Dear Campus Community, I have recently been reminded that our holiday party corresponds with the first day of Hanukkah, and I want to ensure that Jewish members of our faculty are not in a position of choosing between a campus celebration and family obligations. Because of that, we are moving the Holiday Party to December 14th. We will gather at 5pm. Sincerely, Vince Boudreau President


December 04, 2023

Dear Faculty and Staff,   As many of you know, Vice President Celia Lloyd has announced her retirement as of February 1st, 2024. It is difficult to know where to begin to describe Celia’s long tenure and many different roles at CUNY and CCNY. Celia came to CUNY more than 30 years ago and has been at CCNY for the last 25 of those 30-plus years. She came to City College as the Senior Registrar and also served as the Interim Director of Admissions, the CUNYfirst Coordinator and, most recently, the Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management. Celia has clearly had a… Read More »


November 30, 2023

It is my pleasure to announce that Professor Ranajeet (Ronnie) Ghose has agreed to step in as Interim Associate Provost for Research when Rose Wesson takes her position as Associate Vice Chancellor for Research at CUNY on Friday, December 1st. Ronnie came to City College in 2002 as an Assistant Professor in the Chemistry Department (now Chemistry and Biochemistry).  In addition to having a productive and well-funded research program, Ronnie has considerable administrative experience, serving as a Program Director in Molecular Biophysics at the National Science Foundation, Vice-… Read More »


November 27, 2023

Dear Members of the Campus Community, I hope that you had a restful holiday break, and that the time off has allowed you to gear up for the fast run we’ll all have to the end of the semester. I’m writing to share what I can about our campus closure last Tuesday. On that day, we received a phone call in which someone threatened to commit an act of violence on campus at a specific time—without, however, targeting any specific individual or group on campus. We investigate all such threats, dismiss those that do not seem credible, and apprehend many who make such calls. However,… Read More »


November 16, 2023

Dear Friends, It’s Karaoke time again! I’m really happy to invite you all to the CCNY Holiday Karaoke party. There will be food, drinks, and the shared company of our campus community. I hope you’ll all make time to stop by and lend your voices or your ears.   We’ll gather on Thursday, December 7th from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm at Shepard Hall Room 350. We ask those of you who plan to sing, to select your songs in advance by visiting: https://www.youtube.com/ and when you do, select a non-vocal Karaoke version of your song. For your pre-selected song choices, please fill out this… Read More »


November 13, 2023

Dear Members of the Campus Community, I am pleased to announce that today we welcome our new Chief Diversity Officer, Sheryl Konigsberg, to campus.  Sheryl comes to us after years of work as an attorney in the Bronx DA’s office, and carries with her a wealth of experience in managing investigations into bias, harassment, and other forms of discrimination.  She also comes with years of experience in trauma informed interview techniques.  At CCNY, she will shoulder additional responsibility for deepening our diversity, equity, and inclusion programming, and will be actively… Read More »


November 03, 2023

The funeral for Professor David Rumschitzki will be held on Sunday at 9am at Shomrei Hadas Funeral Parlour. The address is 3803 14th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11218. Afterwards, the family will proceed to the cemetery. Sincerely,   President's Office


November 03, 2023

Dear Members of the City College Community, The funeral for Professor David Rumschitzki has been postponed to Sunday morning. We will send along further details as we receive them so please keep an eye out. Sincerely,   President's Office


November 03, 2023

Dear Members of the City College Community, I am deeply saddened to report that Dr. David Rumschitzki, of the Chemical Engineering Department, has passed away.  He spent his last minutes as he spent much of the past 40 years—in his office, among friends, working to advance the educational careers of students and to develop his own profoundly innovative engineered contributions to human progress.   David came to CCNY in 1983 and so leaves our community as one of its longest serving and most engaged members. His research and teaching career led him to work on questions regarding… Read More »


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