Advocates Demand State Legislature Return CUNY To Tuition-Free Roots
The plea is part of a campaign aimed at reversing decades of disinvestment from CUNY.
Dec 11, 2021 3:40 PM
Why NY Officials Can Mandate COVID Vaccines For College Students, Public Schools And Staff—If They Want To
A vaccine mandate faces one legal hurdle, but then the decision is mainly up to Governor Cuomo.
May 11, 2021 3:12 PM
Before Determining This Year's State Budget, Albany Lawmakers Must First Decipher Last Year's
"The public does not know which agencies and authorities had money withheld, and how much was withheld. That's super important, because they're going into this budget on the legislature side, blind."
Mar 9, 2021 2:04 PM
Two CUNY Schools Get $60 Million Donation From MacKenzie Scott
The donation from Jeff Bezos's ex-wife is one of the largest in CUNY's history.
Dec 15, 2020 4:26 PM
CUNY Grapples With Devastating Budget Cuts: “People Are Freaking Out Or Getting Fired”
Avoiding legislative oversight, funds are simply not being allocated. Technically CUNY has merely received 80 percent of its state funding—which translates to a 20 percent reduction.
Oct 15, 2020 2:00 PM
Schools Update: Teachers Union Advises City To Shut Down 80 Public Schools In COVID Hot Spots
"We cannot put the entire city at risk by allowing COVID rates to rise."
Sep 29, 2020 5:34 PM
Brooklyn Councilmember Accused Of Getting CUNY Student Suspended After Dispute At Community Meeting
A day after a CUNY student was kicked out of a contentious community board meeting, her college moved to suspend her.
Sep 22, 2020 4:52 PM
ICE Decides To Block Visas For New International Students Enrolled In Remote Learning
Enrollment of new international students at U.S. universities is projected to decline between 63% to 98%, researchers say.
Jul 25, 2020 5:21 PM
Faculty Union Sues CUNY, Demands Injunction To Rehire Laid-Off Adjuncts
One adjunct said he was laid-off a month before he stopped teaching.
Jul 3, 2020 2:30 PM
Colleges In New York Will Be Allowed To Conduct "Face To Face" Classes In The Fall
Last month, Columbia and New York University said in-person classes could occur as early as the fall with safety measures in place, including reduced density.
Jun 18, 2020 4:48 PM
Facing Budget Cuts, CUNY May Keep Distance Learning Through "Virtual" Fall Semester
“We must continue to use the time available to us to prepare for a primarily virtual Fall 2020 in which only a small fraction of courses and support services would be offered in-person."
May 27, 2020 1:09 PM
CUNY Adjunct Layoffs Are Already Happening Ahead Of Cuomo's Expected Budget Cuts
"You’re going to decimate the schools. Seriously, who suffers? Ultimately who suffers on this? The students."
May 14, 2020 2:03 PM
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