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Explainer: How Student Governing Works

Explainer: How Student Governing Works

Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor
February 27
Filed under NEWS, University News

In light of the resolution to include student representatives in the Board of Trustees, WSN explains how the Board of Trustees, the University Senate and the Student Senators Council work.

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Student Representation on Board of Trustees Wins in SSC Vote

Student Representation on Board of Trustees Wins in SSC Vote

Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor
February 16
Filed under NEWS, NYU, TOP STORY, University News

In a 17-8 victory among the Student Senators Council, SLAM succeeded in its first step to have a student representative on the Board of Trustees.

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NYU Decides Against Fossil Fuel Divestment

NYU Decides Against Fossil Fuel Divestment

Anne Cruz, News Editor
June 16
Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES, University News

Despite continued protests from some NYU students, the university decided it would not divest from fossil fuels, choosing instead to focus on what it described as "direct" action against climate change.

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University senate votes to divest

Alex Bazeley, Deputy News Editor
April 30
Filed under NEWS

The University Senate voted in favor of a resolution that proposes divestment from fossil fuel companies.

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NYU Reacts: Senate subcommittee opposes divestment

NYU Reacts: Senate subcommittee opposes divestment

Alex Bazeley, Deputy News Editor
March 30
Filed under NEWS

NYU students share their thoughts on the prospect of NYU's divestment from fossil fuels.

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From the Emirates: University Senate moves for NYUAD seat despite GA concerns

From the Emirates: University Senate moves for NYUAD seat despite GA concerns

Connor Pearce, The Gazelle Opinion Editor
April 21
Filed under NEWS

Editor’s note: This article was originally published in Issue 36 of The Gazelle, the student publication at NYU Abu Dhabi. It has been reprinted with permission as a part of an ongoing collaboration between The Gazelle and WSN to connect our two campuses. The NYU University Senate passed an amendment on April 17 that recommended ...

Non-tenured faculty make case for greater representation at Senate meeting

Non-tenured faculty make case for greater representation at Senate meeting

Kavish Harjai, News Editor
April 18
Filed under NEWS

Tensions rose at the last Senate meeting of the year when discussion of the representation of contracted faculty, non-tenured faculty, students and portal campuses in the Senate started. In discussing the size of the Senate, the Faculty Senators Council, the elected representative body of the faculty, alleged that an i...

Attendees pass academic calendar, make proposals at senate meeting

Attendees pass academic calendar, make proposals at senate meeting

March 5
Filed under NEWS

Student and faculty senators met to discuss the academic calendar, future senate size and the final report of the University Space Priorities Working Group on March 4 during a University Senate Meeting. SCPS senior and senator Brian Plaut represented the Academic Affairs Committee and presented the academic calendar proposal for the 2015-2...

University members discuss usual topics at senate meeting

University members discuss usual topics at senate meeting

February 7
Filed under NEWS

Discussions of representation, financial aid and safety continued at the University Senate meeting on Feb. 6 with NYU President John Sexton and representatives from the Faculty Senators Council, the Student Senators Council and the Administrative Management Council. Orders of business included the discussion of the senate’s reco...

University Senate passes two recommendations; discusses NYU-Poly merger

University Senate passes two recommendations; discusses NYU-Poly merger

December 6
Filed under NEWS

The third and final University Senate meeting for the fall semester adjourned Dec. 5 after passing two recommendations and hearing the details of the merger with the Polytechnic University of NYU, which will occur on Jan. 1, 2014. The university meeting heard usual updates from the Academic Affairs C...

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