Following meetings of the various Board committees on June 11, 2019, the NYU Board of Trustees met as a whole on June 12, 2019. Below is a summary of the meeting.
The Board approved the appointment of several deans and the Vice Chancellor of NYU Abu Dhabi; approved the establishment of the Department of Religious Studies within the Faculty of Arts and Science; approved the re-designation of a chaired professorship; established a new chaired professorship in the School of Medicine; and approved tenure-related recommendations from the Provost.
As it does each year at its June meeting, the Board considered and then approved the operating and capital budgets for fiscal year 2020, which reflect the cost-of-attendance and annual merit increases described in last May’s communication from Provost and Executive Vice President. Further details of the budget will be available soon on the NYU’s website budget page.
Among the various committee reports:
The General Counsel led the annual presentation on conflicts of interest forms
William Berkley was re-elected to a four-year term as Chair of the Board. Phyllis Putter Barasch, Laurence Fink, Chandrika Tandon, Daniel Tisch, Anthony Welters, and Leonard Wilf were elected as Vice Chairs. Kenneth Langone, Thomas Murphy, Constance Silver, Larry Silverstein, and Shelby White were elected Honorary Vice Chairs. Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak, Maria Bartiromo, Marc H. Bell, and Mimi M.D. Marziani were all elected to terms as Trustees. Adam Taki and Sascia Yuan were elected to terms as Young Alumni Trustees.
President Andrew Hamilton provided a review of some highlights of the past academic year, including: