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    Board of trustees names new CUNY chancellor

    On Jan. 15, the CUNY board of trustees appointed James B. Milliken as permanent chancellor for the university after six months with interim chancellor, William P. Kelly, following the resignation of Matthew Goldstein. Milliken’s selection came from the recommendation of a 16-member search committee comprised of trustees, CUNY college presidents, facility, students and alumni. President of the University of Nebraska since 2004, Milliken succeeds Goldstein, CUNY’s sixth chancellor of 14 years and relieves Kelly, who served as interim since July 2013. “I am honored and excited by this appointment to lead America’s premier urban public university. CUNY has played a historic and vital role for New York and the nation,”…