Coordinates: 40°52′21″N 73°53′38″W / 40.87250°N 73.89389°W
Lehman College is a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY) in the Bronx, New York City. It started in 1931 as the Bronx campus of Hunter College. It became an independent college in CUNY in September 1967. The college is named after Herbert H. Lehman. He was a New York governor, United States senator, philanthropist, and the son of Lehman Brothers co-founder Mayer Lehman. It is a public, comprehensive, coeducational liberal arts college with more than 90 undergraduate and graduate degree programs and specializations. 53% of undergraduate students graduate within six years.
|Bronx Branch of Hunter College|
|Type||Public (State university)|
|President||Daniel Lemons (interim)|
The Bronx, New York City,
|Colors||Royal blue, vegas gold, and white|
|Athletics||NCAA Division III, City University of New York Athletic Conference (CUNYAC)|
Hunter College in the Bronx was built during the 1930s.
Lehman has a 37-acre (15 hectare) campus with a combination of Collegiate Gothic and modern architecture, located near the Jerome Park Reservoir at 250 Bedford Park Boulevard West (250 West 200th Street).
Students at Lehman College are from multiple ethnic and racial identities, multiple language backgrounds, various social classes, and diverse sexual orientations with many international students.
Enrollment (Fall 2018) Lehman College:
- Undergraduates: 12,639
- Graduate Students: 2,148
- Total: 14,787 students
Lehman College offers a variety of selective and distinguished undergraduate and graduate programs in the Schools of Arts & Humanities, School of Education, School of Natural and Social Sciences (NSS), School of Health Sciences, Human Services, and Nursing, and School of Continuing Education.
Well known facultyEdit
There are nearly 400 full-time faculty. Notable faculty include:
- Allison Amend, Professor of English, novelist, and short story writer
- Michael Bacon, Associate Professor of Music, Lehman alumnus, and Emmy Award winning composer and songwriter; performs in the band the Bacon Brothers with his brother Kevin Bacon
- Jason Behrstock, Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science, Sloan Fellowship winner
- Laird W. Bergad, Distinguished Professor of Latin American and Puerto Rican Studies
- Eugene M. Chudnovsky, Distinguished Professor of Physics
- Jane K. Cleland, Lecturer in English
- Billy Collins, Professor Emeritus of English, United States Poet Laureate 2001–2003
- María Teresa Babín Cortés, Professor Emeritus of Latin American and Latino Studies
- John Corigliano, Professor of Music, Academy Award winner
- Joseph W. Dauben, Distinguished Professor of History
- J. Yellowlees Douglas, former Assistant Professor of English
- Martin Duberman, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History
- Melvin Fitting, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and Computer Science
- Dmitry Garanin, Professor of Physics
- Nancy Griffeth, Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science
- Michael Handel, Professor of Mathematics
- Nicholas Hanges, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics (in memoriam)
- David Freeman Hawke, Professor Emeritus of History (in memoriam)
- William M. Hoffman, Associate Professor of Theatre (in memoriam)
- Linda Keen, Professor Emerita of Mathematics, Noether Lecturer
- Ádám Korányi, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and Computer Science
- William Latimer, Professor of Health Sciences
- Robert Lekachman, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics (in memoriam)
- John L. Locke, Professor of Language Science
- Ursula Meyer, Professor Emerita of Sculpture (in memoriam)
- Margot Mifflin, Professor of English
- Joan Miller (choreographer), former Professor of Dance and founder of the Dance program
- Melvyn B. Nathanson, Professor of Mathematics
- Matt O'Dowd, Associate Professor of Astrophysics
- Victor Pan, Distinguished Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science
- Lawrence Raphael, Professor Emeritus of Speech Science
- Stanley Renshon, Professor of Political Science
- Rob Schneiderman, Associate Professor of Mathematics
- Raymond Smullyan, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and Philosophy
- Marilyn Sokol, Distinguished Lecturer of Theatre
- Christina Sormani, Professor of Mathematics
- Dannielle Tegeder, Associate Professor of Art
- Concetta M. Tomaino, Adjunct Professor of Music
- Lloyd Ultan, former Adjunct Professor of History
- Eric Wolf, former Distinguished Professor of Anthropology
- Eleanore Wurtzel, Professor of Biology, AAAS Fellow
- Naomi Zack, Professor of Philosophy
Well known graduatesEdit
- André Aciman, writer, author of Call Me by Your Name, and professor at CUNY Graduate Center
- Debo Adegbile, Commissioner for the United States Civil Rights Commission
- Gary Axelbank, journalist, disk jockey and TV personality based in The Bronx
- Michael Bacon, Emmy Award winning composer and songwriter, and Associate Professor of Music at Lehman College; performs in the band the Bacon Brothers with his brother Kevin Bacon
- Jacqueline Bishop, writer, visual artist and photographer from Jamaica and a professor at New York University
- Carl Chaiet, artist and illustrator
- Steven Contursi, businessman and numismatist
- Blondell Cummings, modern dancer and choreographer
- Rubén Díaz Jr., Borough President of the Bronx in New York City
- Rubén Díaz Sr., member of the Democratic Party; represented the 32nd district in the New York State Senate from 2003 to 2017
- Jeffrey Dinowitz, American politician who represents District 81 in the New York State Assembly
- Brandon M. Easton, professional writer, screenwriter, and educator
- Christopher Emdin, professor in the Department of Mathematics, Science, and Technology at Teachers College, Columbia University
- Eliot Engel, U.S. representative for New York's 16th congressional district (1989-2020)
- Ailene Fields, sculptor and stone carving teacher
- Nabie Foday Fofanah, Guinean sprinter, also known as the Speed Doctor
- Philip Foglia, prosecutor and Italian American civic rights activist
- John Fox, former American novelist and short-story writer
- Joe Foy, Major League Baseball third baseman
- Eve Franklin, Democratic, represented Great Falls in the Montana Senate from 1991 through 2002 and served in the Montana House of Representatives from 2003 to 2007
- Lewis Gordon, philosopher, works in Africana philosophy, philosophy of human and life sciences, and phenomenology
- Micki Grant, singer (soprano), actress, writer, and composer
- Ramona Hernández, community leader, sociologist and historian, Professor of Sociology at the City College of New York, and director of the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute
- Andre Harrell, founder of Uptown Records, president/CEO of Motown Records, and the first half of the hip hop duo Dr. Jeckyll & Mr. Hyde
- Letitia James, Attorney General of New York since 2018
- Janet Kaplan, poet and professor
- Matt Kilcullen, Director of Athletics at Mercy College
- Jeffrey R. Korman, politician who was a member of the New York State Senate (33rd District) from 1990 until 1992
- Graig Kreindler, painter and illustrator
- Don Leicht, visual artist who has worked as a painter and sculptor in the Bronx
- Kenney Mencher, painter and Associate Professor of Art and Art History at Ohlone College
- Steve Mirsky, writer for Scientific American and the host of the magazine's weekly science podcast, Science Talk
- Jacqueline Moody, writer, editor, and producer, and Founder and Chief Executive of YadaYadaCo
- Devon J. Moore, American poet and author
- Jenn Morel, Dominican singer and songwriter
- Robert McCullough, former basketball player
- Pepón Osorio, Latino artist
- Ron Perlman, actor and voice actor, best known for playing the comic book character Hellboy in both Hellboy (2004) and its sequel Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008), and Clay Morrow on the television series Sons of Anarchy (2008–2013).
- Richard Rakowski, entrepreneur, investor, and health care and energy consultant
- Christopher "Kid" Reid, actor, comedian and former rapper, formerly known as Kid (shortened from his original MC name, Kid Coolout)
- Elizabeth Rodriguez, Puerto Rican actress who plays Aleida Diaz in the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black (2013–2019)
- Ediberto Roman, Professor of Law at Florida International University College of Law
- Jimmy Rowser, jazz double-bassist
- Murray Sabrin, professor of finance at Ramapo College and candidate for US Senate in 2018
- Abdel R. Salaam, choreographer, director, producer, mentor, and educator, and co-founder and director of Forces of Nature Dance Theatre
- Davi Santos, Brazilian-born actor best known for playing Sir Ivan, The Gold Ranger on the television series Power Rangers Dino Charge
- Ivan Seidenberg, former chairman and CEO of Verizon Communications Inc.
- José Enrique Serrano, member of the United States House of Representatives since 1990
- David L. Spector, cell and molecular biologist and professor at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) and head of the Gene Regulation and Cell Proliferation program of the CSHL Cancer Center
- Andrea Stewart-Cousins, Democrat who represents District 35 in the New York State Senate
- Bob Stewart, jazz tuba player
- Andrea Stone, until 2019 the director of career services of the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism (later the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism)
- Theodore Swetz, actor, theatre director, and educator and Head of Acting at UMKC Theatre at the University of Missouri-Kansas City
- Al Taylor, Democrat and Assembly member for the 71st District of the New York State Assembly
- Michelle Tokarczyk, author, poet, and literary critic and a professor of English and former co-director of the Writing Program at Goucher College
- Celines Toribio, Dominican actress, model, and Spanish-speaking television personality
- Robert Torres Sabor Latino, hip hop artist and author
- Julius Penson Williams, African-American composer, conductor, and professor at the Berklee College of Music in Boston
- ↑ "Historic Campus". About Lehman. Lehman College. Retrieved December 7, 2017.
- ↑ "NCAA - Lehman College". Retrieved September 20, 2018.
- ↑ "City University of New York: Lehman College | The College Board". bigfuture.collegeboard.org. Retrieved June 30, 2020.
- ↑ "Lehman College Office of Institutional Research, Planning and Assessment 2018-19 Fact Book" (PDF). Retrieved October 22, 2019.
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- ↑ "2005 NYC Voter Guide: 13th City Council District Philip F. Foglia". New York City Campaign Finance Board. 2005. Archived from the original on May 4, 2020. Retrieved May 4, 2020.