News

Learn more about the work of Carnegie Corporation of New York, our grantees and partners. The News section offers an array of informative sources including foundation press releases, news stories mentioning the work of Carnegie Corporation or our grantees, and other information about our grantees, including reports and announcements.

Press Release

December 8, 2014

LaVerne Evans Srinivasan Named Vice President of Education Programs by Carnegie Corporation of New York

New York, New York, December 8, 2014 – LaVerne Evans Srinivasan has been appointed Vice President of Education Programs at Carnegie Corporation of New York. A former Deputy Chancellor of the New York... Learn More

December 4, 2014

Carnegie Corporation Board of Trustees Honors Retiring Member Dr. Susan Hockfield

Photo: David Sella New York, New York, December 4, 2014 – The Board of Trustees of Carnegie Corporation of New York honored board member Dr. Susan Hockfield during today’s quarterly meeting,... Learn More

October 2, 2014

Carnegie Corporation of New York and the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Announce First Award from Peacebuilding Partnership

New York, New York, October 1, 2014— The new Public-Private Partnership on Peacebuilding known as Px4, a joint venture of Carnegie Corporation of New York and the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign... Learn More

In the News

December 2, 2014

I Love My Librarian 2014 Award Winners

Congratulations to the ten librarians honored with this year’s Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award. Selected from a pool of more than 1,000 nominations, each... Learn More

November 13, 2014

Scoville Fellows: Where are they now?

Grooming the next generation of peace and security experts through high-level access and on-the-job training is the goal of the Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship. Since it was established in 1987... Learn More

November 6, 2014

Carnegie’s Library Legacy

“There is not such a cradle of democracy on earth as the free public library” – Andrew Carnegie Learn More

Grantee News

December 16, 2014

What Should Keep U.S. Policymakers Awake at Night?

The Council on Foreign Relation’s 2015 Preventive Priorities Survey (PPS) has just been released by the Center for Preventive Action (CPA).  A new survey polling officials, academics, and foreign... Learn More

December 10, 2014

Smithsonian National Museum and Zocalo Public Square ask the nation: “What does it mean to be American?”

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History and Los Angeles-based Ideas Exchange Zócalo Public Square are partnering to launch What It Means to Be American,  a collaborative three-year... Learn More

November 26, 2014

The High Cost of Principal Turnover

The turnover rate for school principals is among the worst of any industry in the country—coming in fourth behind mining and logging, retail, and leisure and hospitality. This problem, known... Learn More