Feb 13, 2015 by Rachelle Peterson |
Activists worldwide are converging to demand divestment from fossil fuels.
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
Dec 31, 2014 by Peter Wood |
Peter Wood examines how academics have promoted and contributed to lawlessness and violence.
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.
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?
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.
Sep 16, 2013 by Peter Wood |
The university must actively stand against threats to academic freedom.
Jun 12, 2012 by Peter Wood |
Peter Wood criticizes CUNY’s use of “White/Jewish” as a separate minority group for diversity planning.
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.
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.
Dec 27, 2011 by Peter Wood |
Peter Wood critiques The City University of New York's new "common core" requirements.
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.
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.
May 23, 2011 by Peter Wood |
Peter Wood defends the CUNY trustee who opposed an honorary degree for playwright Tony Kushner.
May 11, 2011 by NYAS |
A statement of NAS's affiliate the New York Association of Scholars on the Kushner controversy.