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  City University of New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
CUNY is the third-largest university system, in terms of enrollment, in the United States, behind the State University of New York (SUNY) and California State University systems.
CUNY was established in 1961 as the umbrella institution of the municipal colleges of New York City.
CUNY reported that the number of African-American students at its senior colleges had increased in the same time period, while changes in the proportions of other ethnic groups were "minimal." The University reported that two-thirds of its entering class were minority students.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/City_University_of_New_York   (2046 words)

  
 New York City Encyclopedia Article @ TarzanSeries.com (Tarzan Series) (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.netlab.uky.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
New York City was the capital of the newly-formed United States under the Articles of Confederation from January 11, 1785 to Autumn 1788, and under the United States Constitution from March 4, 1789 to August 12, 1790.
New York City's significance as a trading city results from the natural harbor formed by Upper New York Bay, which is surrounded by Manhattan, Brooklyn, Staten Island, and the coast of New Jersey.
Columbia University is an Ivy League university established in 1754, the oldest institution in the state, and New York University is the largest private, non-profit university in the United States.
www.tarzanseries.com.cob-web.org:8888 /encyclopedia/New_York_City   (5832 words)

  
 New York University - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Although the university was designed to be open to all men regardless of background, NYU's early classes—due to contemporaneous social and economic patterns—were composed almost exclusively of the sons of wealthy, white, Protestant, New York families.
The university is widely considered to be among the most prestigious major research universities in the United States, and was named by Kaplan as one of the New Ivies, so-called because of said schools' prestige, educational quality and desirability which are supposedly roughly equivalent to those of the traditional Ivy League.
New York University is ranked at #14 among its peers as a research universities by the widely respected higher educational studies institute, known as "The Center" [12] at the University of Florida.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/New_York_University   (9432 words)

  
 York College, City University of New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
York College of The City University of New York is one of several senior colleges in the City University of New York (CUNY) system.
Opened in 1966, York was the first college founded under the newly-formed CUNY system, which united several previously independent public colleges into a single public university system in 1961.
York competes as a NCAA Division III member of the City University of New York Athletic Conference.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/York_College,_City_University_of_New_York   (446 words)

  
 CUNY Could Be Great Again by Heather Mac Donald, City Journal Winter 1998
CUNY's law school is the laughing-stock of the legal profession, with its rock-bottom bar pass rates and 1960s-style curriculum in political organizing and consciousness-raising.
New York is racially polarized enough as it is; the last thing the city needs is colleges that specialize in ethnic separatism.
All of CUNY's student affairs deans, student counselors, diversity monitors, and assistants to the aide to the provost are a diversion from the classroom and from libraries.
www.city-journal.org /html/8_1_cuny_could.html   (2596 words)

  
 FrontPage magazine.com :: The Unpatriotic University: City University of New York by Brian Maher
The Unpatriotic University: City University of New York
In 1995, they helped found the New Caucus, a labor insurgency within the PSC, which Aronowitz hopes will become “the first academic union to be led by activist intellectuals.” Their extreme anti-American political agenda has trumped the primary functions of the union and served to undermine the academic integrity of the institution.
When one CUNY professor, a highly competent history instructor by all accounts, objected to this lack of balance at the protests, he was accused of not being “collegial.” So much so, apparently, that he was denied tenure.
www.frontpagemag.com /Articles/ReadArticle.asp?ID=7763   (2372 words)

  
 Jobs, News and Views for All of Higher Education - Inside Higher Ed :: The Missing Black Men   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
One theme of CUNY officials working on the Black Male Initiative is the interrelationship between the issues facing the university system and those facing the New York City schools and economy.
New York City’s history is full of stories of immigrant groups who arrived with nothing and worked their way up (with CUNY institutions playing a role in many of those stories).
The article states that 31 percent of CUNY students are fl, and that the female to male ratio among fl students is 2 to 1, suggesting that 10.3 percent of CUNY students are fl males.
www.insidehighered.com /news/2005/12/05/blackmale   (6640 words)

  
 Open admissions at the City University of New York Academe - Find Articles
It was a year of fiscal crisis in New York City, but it also was the year in which CUNY's student body became predominantly people of color.
But CUNY faculty rose to the challenge; the university gained a national reputation for innovative remedial courses, and they were quite effective.
For example, a 1998 CUNY Office of Institutional Research study indicated that three-quarters of the students completed their remedial work within a year at the senior colleges, and that those who completed remediation went on to graduate at nearly the same rate as those who hadn't needed it.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa3860/is_200307/ai_n9261681   (913 words)

  
 Encyclopedia4U - City University of New York - Encyclopedia Article (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.netlab.uky.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
The City University of New York (CUNY) was organized in 1961 as the umbrella institution of the municipal colleges of the City of New York.
Bronx Community College--located on the original New York University Campus.
CUNY has a graduate School as well as a medical school and a law school.
www.encyclopedia4u.com.cob-web.org:8888 /c/city-university-of-new-york.html   (165 words)

  
 Intellectual Property Policy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
Where the University owns the Intellectual Property under this policy, the Creator is permitted to continue to use the work for his or her own non-commercial purposes.
Any Member of the University is entitled to request an exception or waiver to the provisions of this policy, including in the event that a publisher or other outside organization proposes terms which are exceptions to this policy.
The University does not construe the payment of salary in the form of release time or sabbatical as constituting substantial use of University Resources, except in those situations where the release time or sabbatical is granted specifically to support the development of Commissioned Work.
portalsearch.cuny.edu /cms/id/cuny/documents/informationpage/000649.htm   (3778 words)

  
 CUNY Dispute Resolution Consortium at John Jay College
Since 1993, John Jay College has housed the City University of New York Dispute Resolution Consortium (CUNY DRC), a university based academic center which serves as a comprehensive coordinating mechanism to advance research and innovative program development throughout City University as well as the New York City metropolitan area.
This project is part of a larger effort by dispute resolution professionals in New York City after 9/11 to increase public awareness and education about dispute resolution principles and processes.
Dr. Lindner is a Social Scientist and Founding Manager of Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies based at the Columbia University Conflict Resolution Network, a Guest Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Oslo, and a Senior Lecturer of Psychology at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
johnjay.jjay.cuny.edu /dispute   (475 words)

  
 The City University of New York Employment Discrimination Complaint Procedure - LaGuardia Community College   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
The City University of New York adheres to federal, state and city laws and regulations regarding equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.
The affirmative action laws governing The City University of New York include Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and Section 402 of the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974.
Such policies and practices of The City University of New York apply to persons in federally protected groups including women, persons with disabilities, Vietnam Era veterans, Blacks, Hispanics, Asian/Pacific Islanders, and American Indians/Alaskan Natives.
www.lagcc.cuny.edu /policies/Discrimination1.asp   (485 words)

  
 EPA-Green Power Partners
The City University of New York (CUNY) is comprised of 19 campuses throughout the five boroughs of New York City, serving over 400,000 students.
CUNY joined the EPA Green Power Partnership in 2006 by purchasing 18,400 MWh of green power, which represents over four percent of its aggregate power needs.
CUNY's 10-year contract for wind power demonstrates a sustained commitment to clean, renewable electricity.
www.epa.gov /greenpower/partners/partners/thecityuniversityofnewyork.htm   (96 words)

  
 New School University Libraries - New York City Library Catalogs
Below are catalogs of libraries and museums within the New York City metropolitan area.
CUNY + is the online public access catalog for the 19 libraries of the schools of the City University of New York.
New School students may obtain, if need be, visitation (Metro) passes to use materials onsite.
library.newschool.edu /catalogs/nyc.php   (232 words)

  
 New York City Graduate Schools and Graduate Programs
City College of the City University of New York
As might be expected from a place as large and legendary as New York, the city's history weaves through the stories of countless groups of people, incorporating many cultures and identities into the mix that gradually became what it is today.
Picking one to two events a month can hardly do New York justice given that there is rarely a week that does not see the city celebrating something.
newyork.gradschools.com   (261 words)

  
 The City University of New York information and related industry information from Hoover's
The City University of New York (CUNY) is the big "U" in the Big Apple.
The college has 20 campuses in the five boroughs of New York City and is the US's largest urban university system.
About 450,000 undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education students (from 164 countries) are enrolled at CUNY, which has 11 senior colleges, six community colleges, a doctoral-granting graduate school, a law school, the School of Professional Studies, and The Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education.
www.hoovers.com /cuny/--ID__42297--/free-co-factsheet.xhtml   (371 words)

  
 The New School-Undergraduate Degrees and Graduate School Programs
The New School Honors John L. Tishman at 2006 Laguardia Award Dinner With Keynote Speaker, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton
New School Students to Appear with Ludacris on Saturday Night Live
The New School for General Studies Bachelor's Program for Adults
www.newschool.edu   (83 words)

  
 Find in a Library: The City University of New York : an institution adrift
The City University of New York : an institution adrift
by Benno C Schmidt; Mayor's Advisory Task Force on the City University of New York.
City University of New York -- Open admission.
worldcatlibraries.org /wcpa/ow/617325c053859bcca19afeb4da09e526.html   (101 words)

  
 Academics & Research
Research is the backbone of a university’s success and the core of an intellectual community.
It is the process of posing questions, creating new knowledge, and challenging and informing old ideas with new experiences.
The University's first online degree—in communication and culture— offers a distinctive liberal arts education with a concentration in Communication and Culture.
www1.cuny.edu /academics/index.html   (169 words)

  
 Microsoft Access Tutorial - Prof. Holowczak
In general, the first time one begins a project, a new, blank database should be created.
At the bottom of the dialog box, there is a prompt to supply the name of the table or query to be used for the new form.
The new form will be created by the wizard and then opened.
cisnet.baruch.cuny.edu /holowczak/classes/2200/access/accessall.html   (6506 words)

  
 Mathematics Ph.D. Program at CUNY
Professor Dennis P. Sullivan, the holder of the Einstein Chair at the Graduate Center of CUNY has been awarded the
A conference to celebrate these awards will be held at the Graduate Center on April 29, 2006.
The CUNY Graduate Center's Department of Mathematics is a crossroads for the many research mathematicians working in the City University of New York.
math.gc.cuny.edu   (140 words)

  
 Welcome To Hostos Community College of The City University of New York
Hostos Community College is a unique and intimate college that has experienced a very positive transformation within the past seven years.
With new leadership at almost every level and a faculty dedicated to academic excellence, the College has created an intellectually rich environment with high standards.
In addition to new academic programs, renovated facilities, and a new fitness center, the college has created a winning athletic program, significantly improved technology, and hired more full-time faculty with the highest degree in their fields.
www.hostos.cuny.edu   (148 words)

  
 The Center for XML and Web Services Technology
The founders will introduce the programs and activities of the Center with presentations of new and advanced uses for XML, the Web Services value proposition, and advances in the performance of these technologies.
The Center for XML and Web Services Technologies is a program of the Continuing Education and Business Development department of Queensborough Community College of City University of New York.
All content is the property of the Center and/or the site’s authors and may not be republished or redistributed without the explicit consent of the Center and its authors
www.qcc.cuny.edu /xmlcenter   (321 words)

  
 The City University of New York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
Testimony of The City University of New York Vice Chancellor Louise Mirrer before the New York City Council Committee on Education Community Colleges Oversight
News and Events from CUNY's New York City, Albany and Washington, D.C. Offices
Board of Education of the City of New York
www1.cuny.edu /sitemap.html   (590 words)

  
 Welcome to CSI
The CUNY Teacher Academy Touch the Future Become a Teacher
If your passion is mathematics or science, the CUNY Teacher Academy is for you.
Its purpose is to educate a new generation of exceptional teachers who will inspire in middle and high school students enthusiasm for science and mathematics.
www.csi.cuny.edu   (117 words)

  
 Welcome to Kingsborough Community College
Kingsborough Community College is located on a 70-acre campus in Manhattan Beach, on the southern tip of Brooklyn, New York.
Founded in 1963, the College serves approximately thirty thousand students per year, offering a wide range of credit and non-credit courses in the liberal arts and career education, as well as a number of specialized programs.
The Holocaust Center at Kingsborough Community College of the City University of New York and the Jerusalem Working Group are sponsoring a conference.
www.kbcc.cuny.edu   (274 words)

  
 CUNY Graduate Center Philosophy Program
The City University of New York Graduate Center
The Graduate Program in Philosophy provides students with training in the history of ancient and modern philosophy and in all of the main areas of philosophical inquiry.
The PhD Program in Philosophy at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York is pleased to announce the establishment of the Kripke Center in September 2007.
web.gc.cuny.edu /Philosophy   (167 words)

  
 The City College of New York :: CCNY Course Bulletin
The City College of New York :: CCNY Course Bulletin
Whether you're looking for a specific course, degree, or program or are just curious as to the breadth and depth of The City College, you're likely to find the answer by browsing our current bulletin.
© Copyright, The City College of The City University of New York.
www1.ccny.cuny.edu /CCNYBulletin   (85 words)

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