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Baruch's Arthur Apter Promoted
to Distinguished Professor

Distinguished Professor Arthur Apter


NEW YORK, NY- January 28, 2014 - Baruch College proudly announces the promotion of Professor Arthur Apter, of the Mathematics Department, to the rank of CUNY Distinguished Professor. The announcement was made during the January 27th CUNY Board meeting.

“Arthur Apter’s teaching career at Baruch College has been long and productive,” said Baruch College President Mitchel B. Wallerstein. “His dedication to teaching is reflected in his strong student course evaluations. Professor Arthur Apter’s great success as both a scholar and teacher makes him richly deserving of promotion to the title of CUNY Distinguished Professor.”

Professor Apter has taught at Baruch for more than 23 years and is internationally known as a mathematical logician and for his research on set theory. In addition to serving as full professor at Baruch, Professor Apter is also a member of the doctoral faculty of the CUNY Graduate Center.

Throughout his career, Professor Apter has published more than 120 articles in national and international journals including the Bulletin of Polish Academy of Sciences (Mathematics); Journal of Symbolic Logic, Archive for Mathematical Logic, and the Norte Dame Journal of Formal Logic, among others.

Professor Apter also been the recipient of numerous research grants during his distinguished career, including most recently one from the National Science Foundation. He also has presented papers and lectured at more than 85 institutions and professional meetings including Carnegie Mellon University; Cornell University; the Erwin Schrodinger Institute in Vienna, Austria; and Istanbul Bilgi University in Istanbul, Turkey.



About Baruch College:

Baruch College is a senior college in the City University of New York (CUNY) with a total enrollment of more than 17,000 students, who represent 160 countries and speak more than 100 languages. Ranked among the top 15% of U.S. colleges and the No. 5 public regional university, Baruch College is regularly recognized as among the most ethnically diverse colleges in the country. As a public institution with a tradition of academic excellence, Baruch College offers accessibility and opportunity for students from every corner of New York City and from around the world. For more about Baruch College, go to


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