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The full-time faculty at Brooklyn College passed a resolution on Wednesday to “retake control of curriculum decision making” and demand that the Brooklyn College and CUNY administrations “respect t … Full Article

$10M donation to LIU Brooklyn Nursing School is largest ever

Downtown
LIU Brooklyn’s School of Nursing has received a naming gift of $10 million from Helaine Lerner and Joan Rechnitz, daughters of Robert and Harriet Heilbrunn; the donation will fund a state-of-the-art Learning Resources Center at the school. … Full Article

Pols charge CUNY is rushing search for Medgar Evers College president

Bedford-Stuyvesant
The City University of New York (CUNY) is in too much of a rush to find the next president of Medgar Evers College and isn’t casting a wide enough net to attract a sufficient number of qualified candidates, a group of lawmakers charged. … Full Article

Brooklyn native Wendy Libby is first woman president of Florida’s Stetson University

Other Brooklyns
In 2008, Brooklyn native Dr. Wendy Libby was comfortable in her job as President of Stephens College, the second oldest women’s institute in America.  Dr. … Full Article

LIU Brooklyn valedictorian first in family to graduate from college

Downtown
He’s the comeback kid from Staten Island.  … Full Article

LIU student’s research shows pets improve outlook for homeless

Emma Newton knows her purpose in life.

The 21-year-old LIU Global senior wants to create global awareness about the link between animal and human welfare. … Full Article

English Professor George Guida named City Tech 2013 Scholar On Campus

Downtown
New York City College of Technology (City Tech) has chosen English Professor George Guida as its 2013 Scholar on Campus for his outstanding work as a poet, fiction writer, critic, editor and teacher. … Full Article

NYU Poly appoints new president

Downtown
Dr. Katepalli R. … Full Article

CityTech student makes volunteering a way of life

Downtown
"Volunteering has become part of my DNA," says New York City College of Technology (City Tech) senior Patricia Persaud. "I take what I learn from each project and apply it to the next one."  … Full Article

LIU names first woman president in 87-year history

Fort Greene
Long Island University, whose Brooklyn Campus is on Flatbush Avenue Extension in Downtown Brooklyn, has announced that Kimberly R. Cline will be the institution’s 10th president.  … Full Article

NEWSPAPER HEIST! Copies of LIU's student paper disappear; editor implicates dirty food service

Downtown
Almost the entire pressrun of the LIU-Brooklyn student newspaper vanished from the Downtown campus last weekend, after the paper published a cover story about a one-day shutdown by the city Health Department of an on-campus restaurant. … Full Article
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