Queens College’s Interim President Gets Started

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer With the new semester starting soon, Queens College’s interim president, Evangelos Gizis is settling in to his new role. The former Queens College provost was selected to take over as president in fall of 2013, with his new role being declared concurrently with the announcement of previous president Dr. James […]

Officials, Friends Honor James Muyskens

We can expect no more of a college president than the contributions made by Jim Muyskens to Queens College. During his tenure, he has led the college to make great strides forward in many areas. I want to pay tribute to him for his leadership role in building the profile, impact and sustainability of the […]

Muyskens Spearheads Arts At The College

BY NATALIA KOZIKOWSKA Staff Writer Although Queens College has been collecting artwork for its campus museum since 1957, many believe that the CUNY school would not have earned its international recognition for the arts without the leadership of Dr. James Muyskens. Muyskens, who has served as president since 2002, is credited by the faculty and […]

College’s National Rankings On The Rise

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer Faculty and staff credit Dr. James Muyskens with raising the level of academics at Queens College, through increased scholarships and diversified faculty. According to the 2014 edition of the U.S. News & World Report – America’s Best Colleges, Queens College ranks among the top 10 public universities in its category, […]

Marshall, Stavisky Reflect On Muyskens

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer During his 12 years as Queens College president, Dr. James Muyskens has worked with various elected officials in the Borough, including two who played the biggest role in the university. Queens Borough President Helen Marshall and State Senator Toby Stavisky (D-Flushing) both have worked alongside President Muyskens during their respective […]

Dr. James Muyskens Transformed Queens College

Dr. James Muyskens Transformed Queens College

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Queens College has seen a renaissance over the last dozen years, with new programs, new buildings, new technology and a new attitude. At the center of these massive changes has been Dr. James Muyskens, who took over as president of the school in July 2002. Facing many challenges to revitalize […]