President's Office Announcements
As we near the end of our spring semester I pause to encourage our students to continue the hard work toward final exams; and to thank the dedicated faculty who help to make it all possible.
Dear Students, Faculty and Staff:
Following a national search, I am pleased to announce that the Board of Trustees has approved the appointment of Dr. Panayiotis Meleties as our new Provost/Senior VP of Academic Affairs, effective January 12, 2015.
We all have been following the news reports about the Ebola outbreak in several West African countries and the few confirmed cases in the United States that are being treated. Sadly, one person in Texas who was affected by the virus has died. Most recently, we learned that a New York physician who treated patients in West Africa has been diagnosed with Ebola.
Dear York College Family, Welcome to those of you who are new to the College and welcome back to those who have been away for the summer, on sabbatical or other shorter or more extended leaves!
President Keizs will begin her Open Fridays on September 19, 2014 for students, faculty, staff and members of the York College community who may wish to take advantage of holding a brief conversation with her on any subject related to York College.
It is my pleasure to announce the substitute appointment of Ms. Leteria Scott to the position of Administrative Specialist replacing Reginald Madden in the President's Office, effective Monday, August 11, 2014.
I am pleased to announce that the Commissioner of Empire State Development has approved the STARTUP NY Designation Plan for York College. The designation creates a tax-free zone around York College for new and expanding businesses that meet the STARTUP NY criteria.
2014-2015 Auxiliary Enterprises Request for Proposals Application
Identify opportunities and challenges in Jamaica.
As you know, four years ago the Senate convened an ad hoc committee to review the charter (the Charter Review Committee).
Annual Report of Receipt of Honoraria (covered period 4/1/13 - 3/31/14)
As you know after four years of fine work spearheaded by faculty, students and administrators on the Charter Review Committee, a proposed charter document will come before the Senate for a vote at the next Senate meeting on April 29th.
As we near the finish line of our spring semester, I pause to encourage our students to stay on track and continue to progress toward your degree.
This month I have the pleasure of introducing our readers to Dr. Marcia Keizs, President of City University of New York - York College.
I am writing to bring to your attention a decision I am preparing to make regarding the Commencement Committee's recommendation to hold three distinct commencement exercises on the same day, by school, for our students, and to host the exercises in the Milton G. Bassin Performing Arts Center.
As the end of another calendar year presents itself, I want to take a moment to thank our college family for a successful fall semester and to wish all of you a safe and happy holiday season after all our accomplishments.
I am writing to keep you informed of the current state of the College's budget for the 2013-2014 fiscal year (FY '14) and as a follow up to the information I have been providing to you over the last few years.
On Friday, November 8th, York College/CUNY hosted the latest in its Executive Leadership Breakfast Series. The breakfast featured Errol Louis, host of NY1’s "Inside City Hall" and Bob Hardt, political director of NY1 News, as commentators.