Meeting Dates 2016-2017

Plenaries
   Tuesdays
, 6:30 p.m., CUNY Central HQ
    205 E. 42nd Street, room 818

September 20
October 25
November 29
February 7
March 28
May 16

Council of Faculty Governance Leaders
   Fridays, 10:00 a.m., 205 E. 42nd Street, room 1835

September 23
December 9
February 3
March 31

Conferences
   Fridays, 9:30 a.m., location TBA

November 18
April 28

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