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Divest fact-checks Sexton’s Town Hall

Divest fact-checks Sexton’s Town Hall

By Jeffrey Kopp, Contributing Writer

October 26, 2015


Filed under News, University News

NYU Divest has a disagreement with Sexton during his last town hall meeting regarding NYU's dependency on fossil fuels.

Sexton disappoints in final town hall, Hamilton must do better

Sexton disappoints in final town hall, Hamilton must do better

By WSN Editorial Board

October 14, 2015


Filed under Opinion

John Sexton's noncommittal showing at his last town hall reflects the lack of engagement he had with the students and faculty. If Andrew Hamilton is to improve, he must hold a more open and earnest dialogue with the NYU community at large.

IRHC Town Hall addresses housing

IRHC Town Hall addresses housing

By Ned Harrell, Contributing Writer

April 7, 2015


Filed under News

The Inter-Residence Hall Council hosted a town hall featuring NYU campus administrators and student leaders.

Town Hall may be last for Sexton

Town Hall may be last for Sexton

By Jimmy Chin, Contributing Writer

February 19, 2015


Filed under News

NYU President John Sexton fielded questions from students about university finances and plans for the future.

Town hall focuses on sexual assault

Town hall focuses on sexual assault

By Alanna Bayarin, Staff Writer

November 12, 2014


Filed under News

Coverage of an NYU Town Hall with President John Sexton held on Tuesday, November 11th

Sexton fields student questions at final town hall

Sexton fields student questions at final town hall

April 15, 2014


Filed under News

During the last town hall of the semester, on April 14, students asked NYU President John Sexton about both ongoing and new initiatives. Students from NYU Divest, a club aiming to pull investments away from oil and gas companies, voiced their concern about the university’s investments in fossil-fuel companies. As ...

Town hall provides details on student life, services

Town hall provides details on student life, services

By Valentina Duque Bojanini, Deputy News Editor

April 9, 2014


Filed under News

The NYU Inter-Residence Hall Council held a town hall meeting on April 8 to answer questions concerning student life and services. The town hall allowed students to speak with representatives from residential life, sustainability, public safety and dining, among other departments. Panelists were giv...

Sexton, students converse at town hall

Sexton, students converse at town hall

February 12, 2014


Filed under News

The Student Senators Council hosted its first town hall meeting of the spring semester with NYU President John Sexton on Feb. 11. Prior to the event, students prepared questions to pose to Sexton. Students asked about privacy, student wellness and funding for the Global Network University. A...

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 addresses issues of financial, social concern

Sexton addresses issues of financial, social concern

By Nicole Brown

April 3, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, News

  In the last Student Senate Council Town Hall meeting with NYU President John Sexton this year, held in the Grand Hall at the Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life, students raised questions about the governance of NYU and how the student voice can be heard. Students were invited to...

Sexton’s attempt to connect with students falls short

Sexton’s attempt to connect with students falls short

April 2, 2013


Filed under Opinion

NYU President John Sexton held a town hall meeting yesterday, inviting students to express any concerns about their university. He faced imminent questions about financial aid, the global expansion plans and the vote of no confidence. In most instances, Sexton provided shallow answers with few details...

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