August 15, 2013
Hunter College President's Split With Senior Officer Got Personal
When Jennifer J. Raab became president of the City University of New York's Hunter College, in 2001, Leonard F. Zinnanti seemed a natural fit for her administration. She was an Ivy League-educated lawyer with a knack for politics, and he was a numbers guru who had worked with her in Mayor Rudy Giuliani's budget office.
In 2002, Ms. Raab hired Mr. Zinnanti as a vice president at Hunter, where he rose to the rank of acting chief operating officer.
But after more than 15 years of