Math Matters at CUNY


Math Matters is a University initiative that takes a comprehensive approach to math education at CUNY. A concerted effort involving departments across campuses, the Central Office, and external partners, Math Matters encompasses a wide range of projects and endeavors aimed at promoting excellence and achievement in the teaching and learning of mathematics at CUNY.

On this site, the Office of Academic Affairs seeks to record and publicize these ongoing endeavors as a demonstration that mathematics matters at CUNY. Please return to this site often to keep up with our initiative's news and developments.

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CUNY is 'plastered with people who are extraordinary' in mathematics, number theory, analysis topology and geometry.

MATTHEW GOLDSTEIN, CUNY Chancellor Emeritus, mathematician, and graduate of City College


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Application packet for the 2014-15 Chancellor’s Award for outstanding Mathematics faculty is now available for download. <pdf> The submission deadline is February 12, 2015.

Read more about the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Math Instruction >>



The contest begins on February 9, 2015!
All CUNY undergraduates are eligible.
Registration deadline: February 18, 2015
Download the 2015 flyer <pdf>

Read more about the CUNY Math Challenge >>


For additional information about Math Matters at CUNY, please contact
Mari Watanabe at