CUNY Trustees Name Three New Presidents
Three outstanding educators with a wealth of administrative
and academic experience have been appointed presidents at The
City University of New York.
The new presidents are Dr. Russell K. Hotzler, a distinguished
metallurgist whose three decades at CUNY include interim presidencies
at York and Queens Colleges and service as Vice Chancellor
for Academic Program Planning, at New York City College of
Technology; Dr. Regina S. Peruggi, president of the Central
Park Conservancy and former president of Marymount Manhattan
College, at Kingsborough Community College; and Jeremy Travis,
senior fellow at the Urban Institute and former Director of
the National Institute of Justice of the U.S. Department of
Justice, at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
“These outstanding candidates will provide inspired
leadership that will enhance and strengthen their colleges
and the University,” said Board of Trustees Chairman
Benno C. Schmidt, Jr.
Chancellor Goldstein stated, “Mr. Travis, Dr. Peruggi
and Dr. Hotzler are examples of the exceptional talent that
CUNY is attracting from across the nation as part of the ongoing
renewal of our university.”#