Because NYU's Student Senators Council lacks transparency in its voting process, the student body cannot hold its representatives accountable and make informed criticisms of the SSC’s actions.Read more »
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.Read more »
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.Read more »
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.Read more »
The University Senate voted in favor of a resolution that proposes divestment from fossil fuel companies.Read more »
NYU Divest on upcoming University Senate vote.Read more »
NYU students share their thoughts on the prospect of NYU's divestment from fossil fuels.Read more »
The last University senate meeting of the semester, held in GCASL on Dec. 4.Read more »
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 ...
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...
March 5, 2014
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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...
February 7, 2014
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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...