CUNY names Matthew Sapienza vice chancellor for budget and finance

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The City University of New York Board of Trustees recently named Matthew Sapienza as Vice Chancellor for Budget and Finance. He assumes responsibility for overseeing and managing the finances of CUNY’s 24 colleges and professional schools and of the University’s central administration, including its investment portfolio.

Currently the Associate Vice Chancellor, Sapienza succeeds Marc V. Shaw, who had held the post since January 2010 after a varied career in the public and private sectors, including seven years as a CUNY Trustee.  Shaw will serve as a senior advisor for fiscal policy to the Chancellor, co-director of the CUNY Institute for State and Local Governance and chair of its advisory committee.

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