Resources For :

Diversity Initiatives

News & Announcements

CICU Cites Private Colleges' Strong COVID-19 Response

The Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (CICU), last week released testing data for its members, 100+ private, not-for-profit colleges and universities across New York State. According to the CICU report, more than 854,000 tests were conducted from August 1 through October 27, with just 1,354 positive results, a positivity rate of 0.16%. 

“The...

NY6 Presidents Oppose Proposed Visa Changes

The presidents of the New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium member institutions have issued a statement opposing the changes to visa regulations for international students and visiting scholars which have been proposed by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The proposed regulations would end the practice of issuing visas for the duration of a student’s academic studies or a scholar’s academic appointment and institute a fixed-term visa. The statement reads:

The member...

NY6 Schools Fare Well in US News Rankings

National rankings continue to favor the members of the New York Six Consortium. In the US News Best Colleges rankings issued this week, the six schools were ranked among the best national liberal arts colleges, the best value schools, and schools with the best undergraduate teaching. Hamilton College was tied for ninth among the best national liberal arts Colleges, and Colgate University was tied for 20th on that list. Union College was included among the best undergraduate engineering...