Chancellor's Society


he Chancellor’s Society recognizes alumni, friends, foundations and corporations that have contributed $1 million or more in cumulative gifts and pledges to the colleges and foundations of The City University of New York during the Invest in CUNY Campaign.

The generosity of these donors has had unprecedented impact on the future success of the 23 colleges of CUNY by funding student scholarships and services, academic programs and enhancements, endowing faculty chairs and making possible new programs and initiatives. The chancellor celebrates these donors for their support of the respective colleges and the confidence placed in the leadership of each president and dean.

The following list includes gifts contributed to the colleges through Jan. 30, 2009:

Baruch College:

Mr. William F. Aldinger III • Carnegie Corporation of New York • Joel and Lillian Cohen • Irwin and Rosalyn Engelman • Irwin and Arlene Ettinger • Mr. Lawrence N. Field • Sidney M. Harman, Ph.D. • Ruth Ann and Bill Harnisch • Mr. Roger Hertog • The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation • Mr. Martin E. Kaplan • Ms. Barbara N. Kent • Mr. Eugene M. Lang • Mr. Bernard L. Laterman • Eli and Claire Mason • Merrill Lynch Foundation • Ms. Arline L. Nagelberg (Deceased) • Mr. Jack Nash (Deceased) • Mr. William M. Newman • Mr. Asriel Rackow • Mr. Stan Ross • Bernard and Irene Schwartz • Mr. Marvin Antonowski • Lawrence and Sandy Simon • Alfred P. Sloan Foundation • The Starr Foundation • Mr. Harvey A. Stone • Estate of Sarah Toubin • Mrs. Sandra K. Wasserman • Mr. George Weissman • Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation • Irving Weinstein and the IW Foundation • Lawrence and Carol Zicklin

Brooklyn College:

Mr. Sam Beller • Mr. Himan Brown • Mr. Don Buchwald • The Estate of Walter Cerf • Mrs. Edith Everett • Mr. James Fantaci • Mr. Barry R. Feirstein • Mr. Roy L. Furman • The Estate of Hank Kaplan • Mr. Donald Kramer • Mr. Murray Koppelman • Mr. Irwin Lainoff (Deceased) • Ms. Marjorie Magner • The Estate of Jay Newman • Mr. Alexander Tanger • Mr. Howard P. Tanger • Mr. Morton L. Topfer • The Tow Foundation • Mr. Howard Wohl • Ms. Carol L. Zicklin

The City College of New York:

The Annenberg Foundation • Mr. Bert E. Brodsky • Mr. Robert B. Catell • Mr. Martin Cohen • Estate of William B. Connor • Wallace H. Coulter Trust • Mr. Max D’Agostino • The Leonard & Sophie Davis Foundation • Mr. Fulvio V. Dobrich • Estate of Terrence Elkes • President Leonel Fernández • Joseph H. Flom Esq. • Mr. Larry Gralla • Mr. Andrew Grove • Ms. Patricia R. Hill • Harold and Lillian Hoffman • Mr. Eugene M. Isenberg • Mr. Sydney Jacoff • Mr. Charles B. Johnson • Mr. Stanley H. Kaplan • Mr. Harvey L. Kaylie • Mr. Marvin M. Kristein • Mr. S. Jay Levy • The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation • New York Life Foundation • The Carroll & Milton Petrie Foundation • Mrs. Lois B. Pope • Gen. Colin L. Powell USA (Ret.) • Estate of Jean Hollander Rich • Mr. Michael Ross • Mr. Stephen A. Schwarzman • Mr. Frank J. Sciame Jr. • Mr. Harold Shames • The Peter Jay Sharpe Foundation • Mr. Bernard Spitzer • Dr. Arnold F. Stancell • The Starr Foundation • Mr. Seymour Sternberg • Mr. Josh S. Weston • Mr. Brian C. Wille • Dr. Arthur Zitrin

Hunter College:

Mr. and Mrs. David Bershad • Mr. and Mrs. Lew Frankfort • Mr. and Mrs. Burton Goldberg • Mr. and Mrs. William Grabe • Mr. and Mrs. Roger Hertog • Ms. Evelyn Kranes Kossak • Mr. and Mrs Harold Newman • The Carroll and Milton Petrie Foundation • Mr. and Mrs. Larry Robbins • Mr. and Mrs. Larry Silverstein • Mr. and Mrs. Richard Witten

John Jay College of Criminal Justice:

The Doris Duke Foundation • The Lisabeth Foundation • Mr. Jack Rudin

Lehman College:

Hospital League Local 1199 • W.K. Kellogg Foundation • Mrs. Dorothy Brodin (Deceased) • New Visions for Public Schools

Medgar Evers College:

Omnicom Group Inc.

Queens College:

The Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation • Mr. Russell Artzt • Mr. Norman Barham • CA Inc. • Mr. Richard Goldstein • Ms. Susan W. Goldstein • Mr. Max Kupferberg • Mr. Michael Minikes • Ms. Virginia Palmer • Mr. Leonard Schutzman

Borough of Manhattan Community College:

Miles and Shirley Fiterman Charitable Foundation

Kingsborough Community College:

Greentree Foundation • The Robin Hood Foundation

Queensborough Community College:

The Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Family • Mr. Leonard A. Riggio and the Riggio Foundation/ Barnes & Noble

The Graduate Center:

The B. Altman Foundation • Estate of Nelly Gabel Capelloni • Mr. Monroe J. Carell Jr. (Deceased) • The Durst Family • The Baisley Powell Elebash Fund • The Ford Foundation • Ms. Amabel James • Dr. Ivor Kraft • Rabbi Myer S. Kripke • The Leon Levy Foundation • The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation • Morgan Guaranty Trust Co. • Old York Foundation • Estate of Dr. Mina S. Rees • Mr. and Mrs. Jack Rudin • The Skirball Foundation • The Joseph and Sylvia Slifka Foundation • Mr. and Mrs. Thomas W. Smith

CUNY Graduate School of Journalism:

Mrs. Marian Heiskell • Mrs. Ruth Holmberg • Dr. Judith Sulzberger • The Tow Foundation

Macaulay Honors College:

The Roger and Susan Hertog • Charitable Trust • William R. Kenan Jr. Charitable Trust • William and Linda Macaulay • The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation • The Herman Muehlstein Foundation Inc. • Nash Family Foundation • New York Life Foundation • May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation • The Peter Jay Sharp Foundation • The Starr Foundation • UBS Foundation U.S.A.

CUNY Systemwide Initiatives:

After-School Corp. • Apple Computer Inc. • The Carnegie Corp. • Citi Foundation • Con Edison • Irene Diamond Fund • The Ford Foundation • Fund for Public Schools • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation • IBM • Jewish Foundation for Education of Women • The JPMorgan Chase Foundation • The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation • Independence Community Foundation • W.K. Kellogg Foundation • Mr. Theodore Kheel and Nurture New York’s Nature Foundation • The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation • MetLife Foundation • Mount Sinai Hospital • The New York Community Trust • New York Life Foundation • Open Society Institute • The Carroll & Milton Petrie Foundation • The Robin Hood Foundation • The Rockefeller Foundation • May and Samuel Rudin Foundation • The September 11th Fund • Alfred P. Sloan Foundation • The Starr Foundation • The Wallace Foundation