City University of New York

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Totems in America

May 23, 2011 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood defends the CUNY trustee who opposed an honorary degree for playwright Tony Kushner.

CUNY Trustees Stand Up Against Faculty’s Anti-Israel Sentiments - In Vain

May 11, 2011 by NYAS |

A statement of NAS's affiliate the New York Association of Scholars on the Kushner controversy.

You’re Hired—You’re Fired

Feb 25, 2011 by Mitchell Langbert |

Sharad Karkhanis's Patriot Returns newsletter, which goes to 13,000 CUNY faculty and employees, emailed my responses to a number of letters to the editor concerning my article "Freedom and Standards at CUNY: The Case…

CUNY Affiliate Urges Common Reading Transparency

Sep 20, 2010 by Dorothy Lang |

The CUNY Association of Scholars gives Brooklyn College three recommendations for improving its freshman book assignment.

Tolerance and Terrorism at Queens College

Nov 23, 2009 by Mitchell Langbert |

Jeff Wiesenfeld, trustee of the City University of New York, has written a letter to the New York Post concerning an alleged terrorist's appearing as a speaker at Queens College (h/t Sharad Karkhanis).  The Post

Teaching Can Be Dangerous

Oct 30, 2009 by Ashley Thorne |

Cross-posted from NAS.org, "An Unsuccessful Education Can Ruin You": The Chronicle of Higher Education has an article, "Course Reminds Budding Ph.D.'s of the Damage They Can Do," about a seminar taught at the CUNY…

“An Unsuccessful Education Can Ruin You”

Oct 30, 2009 by Ashley Thorne |

A CUNY graduate professor teaches education ethics; his students discuss the meaning of academic freedom and the question of university neutrality. Now if only all faculty members and administrators took this course...

The Scandalous Teach Public Policy Too

Oct 13, 2009 by Mitchell Langbert |

Last Sunday the New York Post reported that Martha Stark, who had resigned as New York City Finance Commissioner because she was accused of hiring relatives and dating subordinates, has been hired as a public policy professor at…

Forced Distribution Grading

Oct 06, 2009 by Mitchell Langbert |

A colleague who teaches at Baruch College (the City University of New York's business school) forwarded an e-mail from the Baruch administration reminding faculty who teach certain core courses such as Marketing Foundations…

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