BOARD OF TRUSTEES
THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK
535 EAST 80TH STREET
NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10021
SUMMARY OF ACTIONS TAKEN AT THE APRIL 30, 2007 BOARD MEETING
Cal. No. DISPOSITION
The meeting was called to order at 4:37 P.M. Items were considered in the following order:
CHANCELLOR'S UNIVERSITY REPORT – APRIL 30, 2007, resolution unanimously
adopted to include Addendum, Errata and Table items.
APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES:
The minutes of the regular Board meeting of February, 2007 were unanimously
No. 9 THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK – ACCEPTANCE OF AWARD:
RESOLVED, That the Board of Trustees of The City University of New York accept the
award of Five Hundred Thousand ($500,000.00) Dollars from the Carnegie
Corporation for the 2007 Academic Leadership award given to Chancellor Matthew
Goldstein; and be it further
RESOLVED, That this award be deposited with the Research Foundation of The City
University of New York (RF CUNY) to be disbursed in accordance with the
Chancellor’s academic priorities.
EXPLANATION: Chancellor Matthew Goldstein recently received the 2007 Academic
Leadership Award from the Carnegie Corporation for his visionary leadership of The
City University of New York since 1999 and CUNY’s spectacular renaissance. This
prestigious award entails a payment of $500,000.00, to be used for The Chancellor's
academic priorities for the University. This amount has been deposited with RF CUNY
to be disbursed as appropriate.
The Carnegie Corporation Academic Leadership Award recognizes leaders of
institutions of higher education who have an abiding commitment to liberal arts and
who have initiated and supported curricular innovations, including development of
interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary programs that aim to bridge the gulf between the
theoretical and the practical. Resolution unanimously adopted.
No. 3 COMMITTEE ON ACADEMIC POLICY, PROGRAM, AND RESEARCH:
BROOKLYN COLLEGE – B.A. IN COMMUNICA