Borough President Eric Adams
BROOKLYN BOROUGH PRESIDENT ERIC ADAMS
February 18, 2014
I am pleased to welcome Interim Chancellor William P. Kelly, the Board of Trustees, the Officers of the University, communities and constituents of the CUNY colleges as well as my fellow public officials for the annual CUNY Board of Trustees' Brooklyn Borough Hearing, coinciding with the February public hearing, here at Brooklyn Borough Hall.
On behalf of all Brooklynites, I want to offer my best wishes to all the presidents of all the Brooklyn CUNY campuses, which together enroll more than 50,000 students each year: President Karen Gould of Brooklyn College, Interim President Stuart Suss of Kingsborough Community College, President Rudolph F. Crew of Medgar Evers College, and President Russell Hotzler of the NYC College of Technology.
As a graduate of a CUNY school myself, the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, I am familiar with the excellence and high academic standards of the CUNY system. Our borough is fortunate to have four exemplary CUNY colleges, which provide the residents of our borough and beyond with quality education and opportunity for advancement. I look forward to hearing from this forum’s participants on how we continue to improve these beacons of higher education and to better utilize these institutions to enhance the communities they serve.