Press Releases

This section displays Carnegie Corporation press releases from 1998 to present.

April 4, 2014

RECOGNIZING EXCELLENCE IN LITERATURE

ALA ANNOUNCES SIX FINALISTS FOR ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDALS
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March 25, 2014

LaVerne Evans Srinivasan named Program Director for Teaching and Human Capital Management at Carnegie Corporation

LaVerne Evans Srinivasan, an expert on employing talent strategies to strengthen urban education, has joined Carnegie Corporation of New York as Program Director for Teaching and Human Capital...
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March 25, 2014

CARNEGIE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK BOARD APPROVES 37 GRANTS TOTALING $19,619,800

At its quarterly meeting held in New York City on March 6, Carnegie Corporation of New York's Board of Trustees approved 37 grants totaling $19,619,800. Brief descriptions of each Board-approved...
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March 5, 2014

NOTED GLOBAL INVESTMENT STRATEGIST ANNE TATLOCK AND FORMER NEW YORK TIMES PRESIDENT JANET ROBINSON TO JOIN CARNEGIE CORPORATION BOARD OF TRUSTEES

New York, New York, March 6, 2014—Investment strategist Anne Tatlock, best known for having been one of the most successful female executives on Wall Street, has been named to the Carnegie...
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December 17, 2013

Carnegie Corporation of New York Board Approves 33 Grants Totaling $32,845,600

At its quarterly meeting held in New York City on December 5, Carnegie Corporation of New York's Board of Trustees approved 33 grants totaling $32,845,600. Brief descriptions of each Board-approved...
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December 17, 2013

Ten librarians from across the nation receive prestigious public service honor

Carnegie Corporation of New York, The New York Times and the American Library Association announce I Love My Librarian Award recipients
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December 13, 2013

NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's Announcement

We at Carnegie Corporation learned yesterday that the New York Attorney General has designated that a settlement with the Pearson Foundation go to 100Kin10, a Carnegie-launched, independent...
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December 9, 2013

CARNEGIE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK HONORS HIGHER EDUCATION INNOVATORS WITH 2013 ACADEMIC LEADERSHIP AWARD

CARNEGIE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK HONORS HIGHER EDUCATION INNOVATORS WITH 2013 ACADEMIC LEADERSHIP AWARD Presidents of Arizona State, Duke, Spelman and Stanford Win Grants New York, New York,...
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December 5, 2013

NOTED JOURNALIST JUDY WOODRUFF, FORMER CARNEGIE MELLON PRESIDENT JARED COHON, TO JOIN CARNEGIE CORPORATION BOARD OF TRUSTEES

New York, New York, December 5, 2013— Journalist Judy Woodruff, co-anchor of the PBS NewsHour, and civil engineer Jared L. Cohon, Ph.D., President Emeritus of Carnegie Mellon University, have been...
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December 5, 2013

CARNEGIE CORPORATION BOARD OF TRUSTEES HONORS RETIRING MEMBERS

New York, New York, December 5, 2013— The Board of Trustees of Carnegie Corporation of New York honored board members Amy Gutmann, Ana Palacio, and Norman Pearlstine for their service at their last...
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October 11, 2013

GREGORIAN HONORED WITH “VARTAN’S WAY” IN PARK DONATED BY ANDREW CARNEGIE

Ceremony part of weeklong celebration of medals of philanthropy, Carnegie UK Trust centennial
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September 26, 2013

Carnegie Corporation of New York Supports School Districts in Redesigning Schools to Meet Higher Standards

Carnegie Corporation of New York today announced $10 million in grants to four school districts, part of its $28 million, multi-year Opportunity by Design initiative. These grants will help school...
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September 19, 2013

Carnegie Corporation of New York’s Board Approves 55 Grants Totaling $52,323,500

At its quarterly meeting held in New York City on September 12, 2013, Carnegie Corporation of New York’s Board of Trustees approved 55 grants totaling $52,323,500.
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July 8, 2013

Carnegie Corporation of New York’s Board Approves 27 Grants Totaling $16,369,000

New York, New York, July 8, 2013— At its quarterly meeting held in New York City on June 6, 2013, Carnegie Corporation of New York’s Board of Trustees approved 27 grants totaling $16,369,000.
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July 8, 2013

Great Immigrants, Great Stories: Carnegie Corporation of New York Celebrates What Immigrants Give Back to America

July 4th Public Service Ad, Website Honor Notable Immigrants
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May 30, 2013

Fellowship Program to Boost Number of Well-Trained Social Science Professors in Five African Countries

Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa Program Names Fellows for 2013-14
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May 14, 2013

Gregorian among six receiving honorary degrees at Brandeis University’s 62nd commencement

Six honorary degrees to honor distinguished achievements in education, journalism, arts, and social justice causes Vartan Gregorian serves as president of the Carnegie Corporation of New York, one...
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May 14, 2013

Pace University 2013 Graduates Hear Commencement Speakers who are Influential Icons in Education, Philanthropy, Publishing, and the Federal Judiciary

Speakers are Vartan Gregorian, President of Carnegie Corporation of New York; Joel I. Klein, CEO at Amplify; Michael Clinton, Publishing Executive at HearstMagazines; and Malachy E. Mannion, District...
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May 6, 2013

Picture This! Show What Great Teaching Looks Like For Teacher Appreciation Week

Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week (May 6-10) by sharing an inspiring photo of great teaching at Picture This! Great Teaching.  ( See http://greatteaching.carnegie.org ) This year, Carnegie...
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April 30, 2013

Enquirer-Good News and Bad News about the Rise of the Common Core

There’s good news and bad news about the rise of the Common Core, that new system of math and English standards people hope will reshape and restore American education. The good news: the Common...
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