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CUNY SPS Foundation
Incorporated in 2011, the CUNY School of Professional Studies' (CUNY SPS) Foundation exists to enhance public understanding and recognition of CUNY SPS, and to develop support for the School. Inspired by CUNY SPS students and guided by the visionary leadership of its Board of Directors, the Foundation works to build lasting relationships that foster a community of support among CUNY SPS alumni, faculty, staff, community members, donors and friends of the School.
Board of Directors
Horace M. Barker, Chair
First V-P Wealth Management, Financial Advisor
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
Blake Foote, Vice Chair
Workforce Development Consultant
Patti Lieberman, Secretary
A.L. Mailman Family Foundation, Inc.
Members at Large
Joel I. Cohen
Managing Director (Ret.)
Global Manager of Strategic Projects
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP
CCS Fundraising, Inc.
Senior Vice President, Wealth Management
UBS Financial Services Inc.
Chief Executive Officer
The National GEM Consortium
Chief of Staff
100 Resilient Cities
Michele C. Meyer-Shipp
Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer
Senior University Dean of Academic Affairs, CUNY
Dean, CUNY School of Professional Studies
The first dedicated campaign in the history of CUNY SPS, Help Put New York to Work is an ambitious effort aimed at raising $2.5 million to support the School’s growing student body. The campaign will raise spend-down funds to provide immediate support to current students, and endowed funds to support CUNY SPS students in perpetuity.