Dr. Lisa S. Coico has been President of The City College of New York, the nation’s first urban public college, since 2010. Her leadership has led to a resurgence in academic excellence, student engagement and faculty enhancement as well as recognition of City College as one of the "Best Colleges in the U.S." by the Princeton Review, Forbes and U.S. News & World Report. A nationally prominent educator and researcher in microbiology and immunology, she previously was the Provost of Temple University.