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Press Release

September 11, 2014

Financial Times Editor Lionel Barber and Distinguished Mexican Economist Pedro Aspe to Join Carnegie Corporation of New York Board of Trustees

New York, New York, September 11, 2014—Lionel Barber, the award-winning editor of the Financial Times since 2005, has been named to the Carnegie Corporation of New York Board of Trustees.... Learn More

July 2, 2014

Great Immigrants—the Pride of America: Celebrate July 4th with Stories of Immigrants Who Make America Strong

Carnegie Corporation of New York, founded by Andrew Carnegie in 1911, salutes naturalized citizens with public service ad and tribute website Learn More

June 19, 2014


At its quarterly meeting held in New York City on June 12, Carnegie Corporation of New York's Board of Trustees approved grants totaling $20,017,000. Brief descriptions of each Board-approved grant... Learn More

In the News

August 20, 2014

Rebuilding U.S.–Russia Relations

The growing rift between the U.S. and Russia is a concern throughout the foreign policy community. Carnegie Corporation of New York, long committed to improving U.S.-Russia relations, has invited top... Learn More

August 7, 2014

Carnegie Corporation Moves Offices

Carnegie Corporation of New York is moving into new offices on Monday, August 11. PLEASE NOTE that you will not be able to reach the Corporation by phone or by email from 5:00 p.m. on Thursday,... Learn More

July 23, 2014

Terrorist threat remains high 10 years after 9/11 Commission report

The Bipartisan Policy Center and the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania convened former 9/11 Commission Chairman Tom Kean, former Vice Chairman Lee Hamilton, and other... Learn More

Grantee News

September 5, 2014

New Class of African Humanities Fellows Announced

Awardees in Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda Will Help Revitalize African Higher Education Learn More

August 25, 2014

Higher Education and Diversity in South Africa

Two decades after the advent of democracy in South Africa, a review of initiatives designed to promote equity and transformation in three universities in that country highlights the importance of... Learn More

August 14, 2014

Phillip Griffiths Awarded Chern Medal

The Chern Medal, one of the world’s most prestigious prizes for outstanding achievement in the field of mathematics, has been awarded to renowned scholar and longtime Carnegie associate Phillip A.... Learn More