The Futures Initiative advocates greater equity and innovation in higher education at every level of the university. Housed at the Graduate Center and reaching throughout the CUNY community, the Futures Initiative empowers the next generation of intellectual leaders. Read More about FI’s Mission at CUNY
- Announcing 2023 Winners of Futures Initiative Research Grants!
- 2022 Futures Initiative Annual Report
- UWFF Series recap. Why can’t we breathe? Fighting environmental racism in the Bronx.
- Event (5/3/23): First Generation Scholars: Challenges and Opportunities
- Event (5/19/23): CUNY Peer Leaders Spring 2023 Showcase (Theme: Mental Health)
“The University Worth Fighting For,” event series addresses urgent issues in higher education—both the need for public support of higher education and, within higher education, the need to redesign a more relevant, engaged form of higher education. Read More about The University Worth Fighting For
The Futures Initiative’s Leadership and Peer Mentoring Program supports CUNY undergraduate students who are learning to be leaders within their colleges and within their communities. The program believes that great leadership means representing and responding to one’s peers in a way that supports everyone’s success. Read More about the Leadership and Peer Mentoring Program
We at HASTAC are very proud to be publishing Structuring Equality: A Handbook to Student-Centered Learning and Teaching Practices by the Graduate Center (CUNY) Learning Collective and professionally edited by a team of undergraduate students from throughout the City University of New York. Get a copy of Structuring Equality: A Handbook to Student-Centered Learning and Teaching Practices
The Futures Initiative site can be used to build your own Site! To help you with the process, the FI web developers post weekly Tech Tips. See our list of WordPress tutorials
The interdisciplinary graduate class Mapping the Futures of Higher Education was created to explore new methods of peer learning and teaching, interdisciplinary research collaborations, experiential learning, new digital tools, and public contributions to knowledge. Click here to see projects from the Mapping the Futures of Higher Education course