The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York voted unanimously today to appoint James B. Milliken, President of the University of Nebraska system since 2004 and a nationally prominent leader in public higher education, as the seventh Chancellor of CUNY, the nation’s leading urban public university. President Milliken said: “I am honored and excited by this appointment to lead America’s premier urban public university. CUNY has played a historic and vital role for New York and the nation, producing illustrious alumni including a dozen Nobel Laureates and other leaders in the sciences, the arts, engineering, business, government and a host of other fields. CUNY today has a world class faculty, talented students, an outstanding reputation, rising enrollments, increased academic standards and the most diverse student body in the nation. It enjoys significant momentum and unlimited potential. He has emphasized the value of outstanding academic programs, ranging from the liberal arts to the STEM disciplines, in order to “teach students how to communicate well, how to solve problems, and how to work collaboratively.” More on CUNY.edu
BC gets new AVP for Marketing, Communications and Public Relations Jason Carey.
Prior to joining the College, he served as Vice President of Marketing and Communications for Brooklyn Public Library, where he led several high profile branding and promotional campaigns, introduced digital marketing and social media to the Library, and managed marketing, design and public relations staff to support organizational marketing and communications objectives. Prior to Brooklyn Public Library, Jason spent several years working in a variety of marketing roles for Target Corporation, Levi Strauss & Company and online startup Netnoir.com.