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Interim President of the College of Staten Island (CSI). 

A distinguished historian and seasoned administrator who has held a range of leadership roles in higher education, Dr. Lynch also served as interim president of QCC from 2018-2020. As a first-generation college student, he graduated from CUNY colleges and programs for both his baccalaureate and doctoral degrees, and he is a former faculty member at the University. 

“It is our very good fortune to be able to call upon Dr. Lynch, a member of the CUNY family, an accomplished educator with a proven commitment to the University’s mission and an experienced administrator, to seamlessly step into the top leadership post at CSI,” said Chancellor Félix V. Matos Rodríguez. “I am pleased to be able to tap the expertise of a person whose own life experience has equipped him to understand CUNY students and the many challenges they face, and I thank Dr. Lynch for stepping up to fill this important leadership role.”    Read more about Dr. Lynch