New York City

Strike Looms at CUNY

Professional Staff Congress, representing 85 employees at the City University of New York Research Foundation, is likely to walk out over health care, raises.

The Great Community College Experiment

City University of New York continues designing new two-year institution -- aimed at maximizing student outcomes -- from ground up.

Boosting Math Standards

Public college systems in Maryland, Kentucky and New York increase admissions requirements or placement thresholds for credit-bearing courses in mathematics, a subject in which many entering college students are ill prepared.

Help for Haitian Students

Colleges in New York City and Miami rush to provide counseling and other services to large populations of students affected by last week’s earthquake.

With Friends Like These ...

The House investigation of Rep. Charles Rangel has focused in part on whether the congressman broke ethics rules while raising funds for a public service center at the City College of New York, but the panel’s recent report also suggests college officials were working hand-in-glove with Rangel as he solicited money from companies known to have business interests before a committee he chaired.

Completion Targets for Cities

Gates Foundation unveils new plans by four municipalities to push for better graduation rates.

Gotham Smokeout

CUNY becomes largest public university system to go tobacco-free -- and its rules won't be limited to indoor spaces.


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