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How NYU Is — Or Isn’t — Aiding Students

How NYU Is — Or Isn’t — Aiding Students

By Jemima McEvoy, Contributing Writer

September 30, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU assessed its finances in a letter addressed to the New York State Legislature in which it admitted inadequate funding for its students.

Letter to the Editor: “The Divestment Penalty”? Less Reliable Than You’d Think

Letter to the Editor: “The Divestment Penalty”? Less Reliable Than You’d Think

By Lola Jusidman and Olivia Rich

May 2, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Divestment affirms and deepens the positive steps that NYU is already taking in reducing its emissions, producing important research in every discipline and educating the next generation of climate leaders. We do not accept the false dichotomy, which exists in the aforementioned article and elsewhere, between financial health and affirming what is right.

Divestment: More Controversial Than You’d Think

Divestment: More Controversial Than You’d Think

By Ludovica Grieco, Staff Writer

April 29, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU Divest seeks to make NYU divest from fossil fuel companies, but some NYU students disagree with their cause.

Letter to the Editor: NYU Endowment

Letter to the Editor: NYU Endowment

By John Beckman

April 15, 2016


Filed under Opinion

In spite of our small per-student endowment, NYU has managed to improve its academic programs, reputation and ranking; substantially increase scholarship aid; and take some important initial steps toward improving affordability.

Quantifying NYU Endowment Woes

Quantifying NYU  Endowment Woes

By WSN Editorial Board

April 11, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The model of the large endowment as “intergenerational stewardship” is more noble and much more sustainable. But in order to attain this model, the administration has a long road ahead of it.

Student Coalition Seeks Alternative Funds

Student Coalition Seeks Alternative Funds

By Diamond Naga Siu, Deputy News Editor

March 7, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU student activists formed the Alternate Endowment Coalition to combat the university's present endowment distribution.

NYU Reacts: Poly becomes Tandon

NYU Reacts: Poly becomes Tandon

By News Team

October 8, 2015


Filed under News, University News

Members of the NYU community react to the donation to and name change of NYU's engineering school.

Poly receives $100 million gift, changes name

Poly receives $100 million gift, changes name

By Marita Vlachou, Deputy Managing Editor

October 5, 2015


Filed under News

The Polytechnic School of Engineering received a gift of $100 million from Chandrika and Ranjan Tandon.

University endowment hits $3.5 billion

University endowment hits $3.5 billion

By Valentina Duque Bojanini, News Editor

November 11, 2014


Filed under News

NYU reported a 13.7 percent return on its endowment investments.