New York City

As a new fiscal year approaches, who will fund CUNY's senior colleges?

Governor Cuomo wants to stop funding one-third of CUNY four-year colleges' budget. Where will the money come from?

Renaming of NYU's engineering school after donors irks some students and faculty

Controversies at NYU and Paul Smith's College point to the potential downsides of agreeing to change a name for a large gift.

Cathy Davidson's new big idea

Cathy Davidson’s no stranger to big ideas. But her latest project at CUNY Graduate Center might just be her biggest yet.

New York University vote of no confidence raises debate about ambitions and governance models

A vote against NYU’s president raises questions about the university’s local and global ambitions, as well as whether the traditional structure of shared governance can survive rapid changes in higher education.

CUNY faculty sue to block new core curriculum

Faculty groups at CUNY sue to fight general education requirements, saying graduation rate obsession will lead to weaker academic rigor.

Cornell poised to win New York City competiton after Stanford withdraws

Cornell is expected to be named today as winner of New York City competition. On Friday, the university announced $350 million gift for effort just after Stanford withdrew.

CUNY expands student success programs and helps to export them

Armed with promising results, CUNY is expanding ASAP and other student success experiments while helping to export them to colleges outside the system.

CUNY initiative sees early success in remedial education

Early results for a study of CUNY Start program finds students outperform their peers in developmental courses.

Former CUNY official on her book about the Pathways program

Alexandra Logue, the City University of New York’s former chief academic officer, discusses her new book on Pathways, the system’s ambitious and controversial credit transfer program.

More colleges look to replicate CUNY's accelerated two-year program

Community colleges in New York and California are hoping to replicate the success of the City University of New York’s Accelerated Study in Associate Programs, which has doubled completion rates.

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