Email Address : By Associated Press | June 24, 2013 Last Updated: June 24, 2013 9:42 pm Rudy Crew, former head of schools in New York City and first Chief Education Officer for Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, speaks at Earl Boyles Elementary School in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, May 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Don Ryan) More in NY News NJ Assembly OKs $32.9B State Budget SALEM, Ore.aOregons chief education officer, Rudy Crew, will step down to run a New York City college. Trustees at the City University of New York on Monday appointed Crew president of Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn. Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber says in a statement that Crew informed him Monday afternoon. Kitzhaber says he expects a formal resignation this week and wishes Crew well. Crew is a former chancellor of New York City schools and superintendent of Miami-Dade County Public Schools. Hes spent less than a year as Oregons first chief education officer. He was responsible for overseeing Kitzhabers effort to improve student achievement and streamline Oregons education system from preschool through college.