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College Of New Rochelle's Huntington Receives Honors And Accolades

College of New Rochelle President Judith Huntington was recently honored by Westchester's leading business organization and appointed to two prestigious boards.
College of New Rochelle President Judith Huntington was recently honored by Westchester's leading business organization and appointed to two prestigious boards. Photo Credit: Contributed

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. — College of New Rochelle President Judith Huntington was recently honored by Westchester's leading business organization and appointed to two prestigious boards.

On April 18, Huntington was inducted into The Business Council of Westchester's Business Hall of Fame and received the "Women in Business Award" at the Business Council's annual awards event.

Also this month, Huntington was appointed to the Board of Directors of Signature Bank, a full-service commercial bank with 26 private client offices in New York City, Long Island and New Rochelle and White Plains.

In addition to those honors, the CNR president was also appointed to the Board of Trustees and Executive Committee of the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (CICU) for 2013-2014. CICU’s mission is to develop consensus among its more than 100 member campuses and to advance higher education public policy at the state and federal level. It is the formal organizational liaison with the New York State Board of Regents, the state’s Commissioner of Education, the chancellors of the State University and City University and with the proprietary sector.

“I was humbled and pleased to be named the winner of the Women in Business Award by the Business Council of Westchester,” Huntington said in a statement. “And, I am truly pleased to join the Board of Directors of Signature Bank, a first-class financial institution with stellar financial growth and a strong commitment to its distinctive relationship-based banking discipline, as well as the Board of Trustees of the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities, which has a great impact on improving higher education policy and practice.” Huntington was named president of The College of New Rochelle in 2011. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Westchester County Association and serves on the Lower Hudson Valley Catholic Consortium. She received the Apex Advocacy Award from the Westchester County Association for her participation on the Association’s Property Tax Alliance. She holds a bachelor of business administration degree from Pace University and participated in the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Seminar for New Presidents.

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