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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: 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.

If NYU Won’t Take Action, We Will

If NYU Won’t Take Action, We Will

By Olivia Martin, Emily Bell and Davis Saltonstall

March 7, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Incited to act by NYU’s systemic failure to reflect community demands, engage in meaningful discourse, uphold human rights, and maintain transparency, a growing group of students are in the process of forging an independent decision-making body led by students.

Contention about NYU financial aid awards continues

Contention about NYU financial aid awards continues

April 11, 2013


Filed under News

Recent discussions of the faculty’s confidence in NYU President John Sexton have spotlighted student finances — specifically financial aid. According to the “NYU Facts” webpage released by the Board of Trustees in a recent all-university email, financial aid for undergraduates has increased...