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Hamilton Aims High at Inauguration

Hamilton Aims High at Inauguration

By Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor

September 26, 2016


Filed under News, University News

  Bagpipes played on Sunday morning to commence the 16th presidential inauguration of NYU for Andrew Hamilton. The full crowd in the Skirball Center stood for the anthem, and around 70 administrators and campus leaders filed onto the stage. While many people cracked Hamilton: The Musical ...

Students too quick to judge Hamilton

Students too quick to judge Hamilton

By Tommy Collison, Deputy Opinion Editor

March 23, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Students should withhold judgement on incoming NYU President Andrew Hamilton.

Campus voices on next president

Campus voices on next president

By Amanda Morris

November 13, 2014


Filed under Features

Students and faculty express their opinions on what their ideal future NYU president would be.

Value of listening sessions disputed

By John Ambrosio and Valentina Duque Bojanini

October 1, 2014


Filed under News

Event coverage of the latest listening session of the NYU Presidential Search Committee.

Students voice concerns about presidential search process

By John Ambrosio, News Editor

September 22, 2014


Filed under News

Event-coverage of the NYU Presidential Search Committee's second Listening Session open to NYU students, providing information about the status of the ongoing search and providing a forum for fielding student inquiries and addressing student concerns.

Low attendance at listening session

By John Ambrosio, News Editor

September 17, 2014


Filed under News

Coverage of the faculty listening sessions with the NYU Presidential Search Committee.

Letter to Sexton no SLAM dunk

Letter to Sexton no SLAM dunk

March 26, 2014


Filed under News

The Student Labor Action Movement attempted to deliver a letter to NYU President John Sexton on March 24 regarding what it views as a loophole in the changes NYU has recently made to its student apparel licensing contracts. NYU wrote to all of its licensees on January 15 stating that, as of March 1, the ...

Town Hall addresses financial aid, GNU, NYU-Poly

Town Hall addresses financial aid, GNU, NYU-Poly

November 20, 2013


Filed under News

The second Town Hall of the semester with NYU President John Sexton took place in the Kimmel Center for University Life on Nov. 19. Students had the opportunity to ask the university’s president questions and voice concerns. The format of the Town Hall differed from previous meetings. Stude...

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...

Push for transparency: examining NYU decision-making process

Push for transparency: examining NYU decision-making process

March 25, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, News

Recent dissatisfaction among members of the Faculty of Arts and Science with university leadership has initiated debate over problems with transparency and communication within the tiers of governance at the university. Since its foundation, NYU has operated under a set of bylaws that act supreme...

UPDATE: Tisch begins discussions of a vote of no confidence

UPDATE: Tisch begins discussions of a vote of no confidence

By Nicole Brown, Investigative Editor

March 25, 2013


Filed under News

UPDATE 4:00 April 7, 2013: The Tisch faculty will have a forum with Sexton and the administration on April 30 to discuss the governance of the university. “That meeting is an important opportunity for the faculty to engage directly with the president,” Tisch professor and faculty senator Awam ...

NYU leadership divides faculty

NYU leadership divides faculty

By Nicole Brown

March 13, 2013


Filed under News

Approximately 50 percent of eligible CAS faculty members have cast their ballot in the vote of no confidence as of 11 p.m. yesterday, halfway through the allotted voting period. Other NYU schools have not organized similar votes of no confidence. *WSN did not request the figures for votes cast fo...