The University of Cincinnati has selected Gregory Williams, former head of the City College of New York, as its new President after Dr. Nancy Zimpher took the chancellor position with the State University of New York earlier this year.
The City College of New York is considered to be the flagship of the larger City University of New York system which boasts 11 senior colleges. During Dr. Williams' tenure, City College grew 60 percent to over 16,000 students.
In addition, Williams' administration strengthened admission standards at the traditionally diverse institution which counts more than 87 percent of its undergraduate and graduate students from racial minority groups.
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