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By Megan Finnegan

The City University of New York will induct Dr. Lisa Staiano-Coico, former provost and executive vice-president of academic affairs at Temple University, as its new president Aug. 18. Staiano-Coico, an educator and researcher in microbiology and immunology, will become the university"s 12th president, succeeding interim president Dr. Robert Paaswell. A graduate of Brooklyn College, Staiano-Coico will be the first CUNY alumnae to head City College.

CUNY Chancellor Matthew Goldstein and Dr.Lisa Staianco-Coico who was appointed President of The City College of New York. Press conference in Shepard Hall