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[UPDATE] Space Priorities Working Group finalizes NYU 2031 proposals

[UPDATE] Space Priorities Working Group finalizes NYU 2031 proposals

By Kavish Harjai, News Editor

March 5, 2014


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UPDATE Friday, March 7, 3:00 p.m.: Sexton publicly announced that he, the deans and other members of senior leadership support the University Space Priorities Working Group's proposals, and he commended the Working Group on their efforts in an email sent to the NYU community Friday morning. "They put the collective good of the ...

NYU should refocus on current renovations

NYU should refocus on current renovations

March 5, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

  The University Space Priorities Working Group released its final report and an executive summary in an email to the NYU community yesterday. Created by NYU President John Sexton in October 2012, the Working Group comprises 26 faculty representatives who give guidance to the administration on the “existing, pressing space needs of academic units and programs” and listen ...

Space Priorities Group holds second Town Hall

Space Priorities Group holds second Town Hall

September 24, 2013


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Tension between Greenwich Village residents and NYU students over proposed expansion continued to brew at the second Space Priorities Working Group Town Hall meeting held yesterday afternoon in the Kimmel Center for University Life Rosenthal Pavilion. Village residents voiced their concerns abo...

To the editor: Response to ‘Sexton, Lipton stray from NYU vision’

To the editor: Response to ‘Sexton, Lipton stray from NYU vision’

September 24, 2013


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Raquel Woodruff and Edward Radzivilovskiy’s recent article “Sexton, Lipton stray from NYU vision” is shockingly one-sided and laden with errors or half-truths, just the type of journalism to make any reasonable person look elsewhere for news about NYU. As Chair of the Faculty Senators...

Village residents present expansion concerns to Working Group

Village residents present expansion concerns to Working Group

September 18, 2013


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At the Space Priorities Working Group Town Hall meeting last night, some Greenwich Village residents showed that there is still a conflict between the community and the university over NYU 2031. The town hall meeting took place in the Eisner and Lubin Auditorium in the Kimmel Center for University Life...

Faculty committees make suggestions to influence university governance

Faculty committees make suggestions to influence university governance

By Nicole Brown, News Editor

September 3, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, News

Throughout the past academic year, NYU President John Sexton has established faculty committees to advise the administration on university decision making. In Sexton’s email to the NYU community in August, he referenced the University Space Priorities Working Group, the Faculty Committee on the Future o...