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NYU community must step up in Sexton replacement search

NYU community must step up in Sexton replacement search

By WSN Editorial Board

September 18, 2014


Filed under Opinion

NYU students, staff, and faculty need to voice their opinions on the type of President they want next.

Community members, FASP celebrate recent NYU 2031 decision

Community members, FASP celebrate recent NYU 2031 decision

March 17, 2014


Filed under News

Members of NYU Faculty Against the Sexton Plan and the Greenwich Village community gathered on March 15 to celebrate Judge Donna Mills’ decision in January, which said NYU does not have the right to build on parkland near Coles Sports Center as part of the NYU 2031 expansion plan. The celebration also kick...

Sexton, Lipton stray from NYU vision

Sexton, Lipton stray from NYU vision

September 17, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

In light of the decisive votes of no confidence from faculty against NYU President John Sexton, the vacation homes loan scandal and the NYU administration’s failure to offer faculty and students a meaningful role in governance, it is clear that Sexton and NYU Board of Trustees chair Martin Lipton have failed in their duties as university leaders and sh...

Town hall invites faculty, student input on NYU 2031

Town hall invites faculty, student input on NYU 2031

March 28, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, News

The first of three town hall meetings organized by the University Space Priorities Working Group convened yesterday to discuss space concerns regarding the university’s expansion plan. The group, which met for the first time in October last year, included representatives from the faculty, Faculty Sen...

Village tenants plan to appeal dismissal of NYU 2031 lawsuit

Village tenants plan to appeal dismissal of NYU 2031 lawsuit

March 27, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, News

  Tenants of the NYU owned high-rise complex Washington Square Village appealed the dismissal of their lawsuit to block a portion of NYU’s 2031 expansion plan yesterday. The high-rise residents’ lawsuit aimed to stop NYU from eliminating any part of a park located in the center of ...

John Penley protests to convince NYU students to help homeless

John Penley protests to convince NYU students to help homeless

March 4, 2013


Filed under News

Over 40 individuals crowded around Bobst Library on Friday afternoon to protest homelessness and gentrification in the neighborhoods surrounding NYU. Leading the protest was long-time activist and photojournalist John Penley, a vocal East Village resident known for his opposition to real estate dev...

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