Selected Highlight of Deanship

 


Implementation of full range of B.S. and M.S. programs in computer science, information systems, telecommunications in New York City and Westchester County totalling 12 undergraduate and 8 graduate programs from 1983 to 1999.

Approval and implementation of the D.P.S. in Computing in fall 1999.

Positioning among top 5 institutions in the region granting degrees in information technology (with Columbia, CUNY, NYPoly, NYU), as cited in Crain's New York Business in July 1999

The establishment of a corporate and continuing education division of the School, in both Westchester and New York, in 1984; currently about 6,000 students served each year throughout the United States and abroad, and $2,500,000 earned annually.

Successful proposal to Westchester County in 1991 for a funded, structured program in Personal Computer Applications for women on public assistance; renewed annually from 1992 to 1999, totalling more than $8 million.

Successful proposal to IBM to develop a Graduate Telecommunications Program (GTP) in 1988 and the successful delivery of that eight-week program to fourteen IBM classes from 1989 to 1996; GTP recognized nationally (see for example, reprint of ICA Communique February 1989).

The establishment in 1984 and sustained participation of an active CSIS Advisory, Board with members from corporations including IBM, PepsiCo, AT&T, NYNEX, Texaco, New York Life, Banker's Trust, Price Waterhouse, New York Stock Exchange, J.P.Morgan.

Approximately $200,000 in fellow ship grants from the U.S. Department of Education 1990 for minority students and women.

The establishment of a CSIS endowed scholarship fund currently totalling more than $200,000.

Major development activity from 1983 to 1999, including: a $50,000 grant from matsushita Corp. for faculty development; a $400,000 gift from IBM in support fo telecommunications; a $150,000 gift from PepsiCo in 1988 for the PepsiCo Learning Center, and a $1,000,000 gift from Bell Atlantic/NYNET for a Technology Center for Education and Community Outreach.

Four grants from the Sloan Foundation in 1996, 1997, 1998 & 1999 exceeding $759,000 for the development of asynchronous distance learning.

A $1 million FIPSE LAAP grant from the U.S. Department of Education for research and development of distance education in 1999.