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Baruch College in collaboration with the Shelley & Donald Rubin

Foundation invite you to attend the next



Trends in Science and Math Funding and the Role of Private Philanthropy


Thursday, December 4, 2014

8:30 – 10:00 AM

Baruch College

William and Anita Newman Conference Center

151 EAST 25th STREET ∙ (Lex - 3rd Aves)

Room 763


Guest Speaker:  Abraham Lackman

CEO, Praxis Insights

Senior Officer in Civic Affairs, the Simons Foundation


Abraham Lackman brings a broad range of experience in government and higher education. He spent 24 years as Secretary of the New York State Senate Finance Committee, and was budget director of New York City during the Giuliani administration. Following his service in government, he was President of the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (cIcu) for eight years, where he was responsible for leading and coordinating the state and federal public policy advocacy of more than 100 New York colleges.

Upon concluding his tenure with the Commission (cIcu) in November 2009, Mr. Lackman launched the higher education and government consulting firm, Praxis Insights.  Lackman also serves as Senior Officer in Civic Affairs at the Simons Foundation, where he helps build strategic relationships with governments, nonprofit organizations and other key partners to increase awareness, action and resources devoted to math and science education. He serves on the boards of Long Island University and the Public Policy Institute of New York State.

Lackman earned a B.A. from New York University and holds an M.A. in economics from the State University of New York at Albany. He was Clarence D. Rapplyea Government Scholar in Residence at Albany Law School's Government Law Center in 2010-2011, and currently serves as Scholar in Residence at Fordham University’s Graduate School of Education.


A light Continental Breakfast will be served at 8:30 for “meet & greet.”  Mr. Lackman’s presentation begins at 9:00, followed by a Q&A discussion.


Please RSVP to:


lackman2The Forum on Higher Education Series is made possible by funding from the Shelley and Donald Rubin Foundation


Jonelle Griffen

Assistant to Dr. Stan Altman

School of Public Affairs

Baruch College / CUNY


Phone:  646-660-6720