City University of New York

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CUNY’s Lawless Law Students

Apr 26, 2018 by NAS |

NAS writes to the City University of New York's Chancellor, James Milken, following the no platforming of Josh Blackman.

“Threats to Faculty” a Bad Reason to Suspend Prof

Oct 02, 2017 NAS |

PRESS RELEASE: "Threats to faculty" is not a good reason to suspend John Jay College's Professor Michael Isaacson, says the City University of New York Association of Scholars. 

(Not So) Happy Global Divestment Day

Feb 13, 2015 by Rachelle Peterson |

Activists worldwide are converging to demand divestment from fossil fuels. 

Title Nein: CUNY Eliminates Sex-Specific Salutations

Feb 09, 2015 by Rachelle Peterson |

The City University of New York has banned staff from referring to students as “Mr.,” “Mrs.,” or “Ms.,” calling this act of politeness sex discrimination

Campus Tolerance for Violence

Dec 31, 2014 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood examines how academics have promoted and contributed to lawlessness and violence.

From Student Activist to Gotham’s Mayor

Nov 15, 2013 by Peter Wood |

The Metropolitan Studies major is now the Metropolitan-in-Chief. Peter Wood takes a look at how perspectives from academia have influenced Bill de Blasio.

Can Civility and Academic Freedom Coexist?

Sep 25, 2013 by Ashley Thorne |

Civility calls for restraint, and academic freedom, apparently, for lack of restraint. Colleges and universities strive for academic freedom and civil discourse; can they have both at the same time?

CUNY Chancellor Defends Academic Freedom

Sep 24, 2013 by NAS |

CUNY's chancellor has made a statement defending the academic freedom of professors to teach without intimidation and harassment, after NAS wrote an open letter urging him to do so.


Re: Petraeus – An Open Letter to CUNY Chancellor William Kelly

Sep 16, 2013 by Peter Wood |

The university must actively stand against threats to academic freedom.

Counting Jews: CUNY Diversity Report Includes “White/Jewish” Label

Jun 12, 2012 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood criticizes CUNY’s use of “White/Jewish” as a separate minority group for diversity planning.

CUNY Adds Category “White/Jewish” to Diversity Action Plan

Jun 05, 2012 by Ashley Thorne |

Our New York affiliate weighs in on a controversy of racial and religious labels at the City University of New York.

CUNY History Professor Urges Trustees: Preserve the Traditional Core

Feb 29, 2012 by David Gordon |

David Gordon, history professor and president of the New York Association of Scholars, gave this address on February 21, 2012, to the CUNY Board of Trustees, asking them to maintain the integrity of a sound core curriculum at CUNY.

CUNY’s Pathway to Whatever

Dec 27, 2011 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood critiques The City University of New York's new "common core" requirements.

How Central is the Core?

Dec 22, 2011 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood says students and faculty typically win when colleges build their curricula around a “common core,” but that the City University of New York’s common core is an exception.

New York Association of Scholars Statement to the CUNY Board

Jun 09, 2011 by |

NAS’s New York affiliate believes a CUNY resolution intended to help community college students transfer to four-year schools has the unintended consequence of severely undermining academic standards.

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