A summary of some new news related to CUNY's and CSI's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. See https://csi-covid19.github.io/ for the archive.
To add/suggest news, please email John Verzani
link Funding opportunities for COVID-19 research were announced.
link CSI Association meeting to be held online on 4-2
link Hospital specifics still unclear
link The Executive Committees of the College Council and the Faculty Senate requested a joint meeting with the President and Provost, hopefully this Friday. The working agenda (the link) is quite long and still incomplete.
On 3/31 the president refused to meet:
As I wrote in my email of November 5, I believe it appropriate to discuss items with each group separately. As I have offered before, and I continue to offer, "I would be happy to accept an invitation from the Faculty Senate Executive Committee to discuss with them those topics that they are most interested in."
Bill Fritz President
link VP of Student Affairs sent an email out regarding student refunds. This was after Monday's board meeting. Notably students do not get refunds for being displaced for residence halls unless they are graduating in good standing. Student who are not graduating are eligible for credit only.
link The chapter chair forwarded on op-ed by Stephen Brier on the state budget.
link The chapter chair forwarded an email – what is our admistration's plan regarding the pending financial woes come fall...
link The chapter chair sent an email out requesting the sharing of any concerns for the adminstration that can be shared at the April 2nd meeting.
link CUNY announces the appointment of three new presidents.
link City Council helps fund CUNY food banks