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February 2014

James B. Milliken, president of the University of Nebraska since 2004, has been appointed the new chancellor of the City University of New York. Clarion looks at his record in the Nebraska system, and what CUNY faculty, staff and students might expect.

CUNY’s central administration has announced changes to its Pathways curriculum, conceding to some of the criticisms raised by faculty governance and the PSC. “This memo is the first crack in CUNY’s Pathways armor,” said PSC President Barbara Bowen.

New York’s Tuition Assistance Program falls short for many students who live independently or go to school part-time. A new coalition says this must change.

In a dispute over boycotts of Israeli academic institutions, New York legislators have threatened funding for scholars’ work at CUNY and SUNY.