Congratulations to our President, Joanne Passaro, Ph.D., who was elected as a Trustee to The Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (CICU) Board of Trustees on February 25, 2020.
Metropolitan College of New York also congratulates the newly elected Chair, Vice-Chair and the new Trustees who will serve CICU.
About Dr. Joanne Passaro
Joanne Passaro, President of Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY), returned home to New York in 2017 to serve as President of MCNY. The College’s vision and goals align closely with her own. She is a cultural anthropologist who holds B.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Duke University. Her academic research focused on social inequality and ideologies of oppression. Over the past twenty years, Passaro served in leadership positions at a number of colleges and universities.
About The Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities in New York
Founded in 1956, The Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (CICU) in New York represents the chief executives of New York’s 100+ independent (private, not-for-profit) colleges and universities on issues of public policy. Member colleges compose the largest private sector of higher education in the world and confer 50% of bachelor’s degrees, 73% of master’s degrees, and 79% of doctoral and first-professional degrees earned in New York state.