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Carol L. Zicklin ’61

Carol L. Zicklin ’61

  • Secretary, Board of Trustees
  • Executive Committee
  • Governance and Nominating Committees

After graduating from Brooklyn College, Carol L. Zicklin immediately started teaching at the elementary level in Brooklyn. After five years, she and her husband, Larry, moved to New Jersey, where she raised two children. She earned a M.S.Ed. in 1976 from Rutgers University and then pursued a Learning Disabilities Teacher Certification from Montclair State University. After supervising a Resource Room for Special Education students, she became a Learning Disability Teacher Consultant for the Child Study Team in East Brunswick, NJ. She later worked at Middlesex County College as a Learning Disability Specialist, assessing college students and instructing them in advocating for themselves with their professors.

Mrs. Zicklin founded and supervised a not for profit Dating Service under the auspices of the Jewish Board and Family and Children's Services. She is currently involved in the Auxiliary Board of Mount Sinai Hospital.

Mrs. Zicklin is the proud mother of two grown children and the grandmother of six grandchildren.

Mrs. Zicklin and husband Larry are among the largest donors to the CUNY system, having given money for the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College, and two Zicklin Chairs at Brooklyn College.