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5 Cooper Union Trustees Resign In Protest

Posted 06.10.2015 | College

Five the 23 members of the Cooper Union board of trustees resigned Tuesday. Chairman Emeritus Mark Epstein, board vice chairman Francois de Menil, Dan...

Future Of Historically Tuition-Free College Depends On Attorney General Investigation

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 04.26.2015 | College

NEW YORK (AP) -- First came a hotly-debated decision by Cooper Union to start charging its students after being tuition-free for generations. Then ...

College Sued Over Attempt To Charge Tuition

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 08.15.2014 | College

NEW YORK (AP) -- Students and faculty at one of the nation's few free colleges asked a judge Friday to block the school from charging undergraduate tu...

Ivory Tower: The Increasing Costs and Decreasing Benefits of Higher Education

Nell Minow | Posted 08.27.2014 | Education
Nell Minow

Andrew Rossi's new documentary, Ivory Tower, looks at higher education today, especially the vertiginously escalating tuition costs and the consequences of those costs, from crushing debt burdens on young graduates to the compromises schools make to attract students who are able to pay full price.

Cooper Union Profs, Students, Sue To Block Tuition

New York Daily News | Posted 05.28.2014 | College

Cooper Union, the prestigious university for art, architecture and engineering, was slammed with a lawsuit from professors, alumni and newly admitted ...

How's That Cooper Union Tuition Plan Working Out? Not So Well.

Washington Monthly | Posted 04.15.2014 | College

Recently Cooper Union, the New York City college that didn’t charge tuition, decided after a series of bad financial and real estate decisions over ...

Old Cooper Union Dead: Trustees Approve $20K Tuition

Gothamist | Posted 01.25.2014 | College

Cooper Union will officially start charging its undergraduates tuition, after the Board of Trustees rejected a 54-page report compiled by a Working Gr...

Can Cooper Union Survive Without Tuition?

Inside Higher Ed | Posted 12.20.2013 | College

Eight months after Cooper Union administrators said there was no way to avoid charging tuition, a panel says there is. But some disagree. Officials...

LOOK: Banksy Street Art Painted Over As Student Protest

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.18.2013 | College

A group of student activists from Cooper Union, an arts and engineering college in New York City, has claimed credit for transforming over the weekend...

Student Protesters Reach Agreement After 2-Month Demonstration

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.16.2013 | College

Students at Cooper Union in New York City left the college president's office Friday after a two-month occupation protesting the end of school-wide fu...

Occupy-Style Protest Interrupts Commencement Ceremony

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.30.2013 | College

Cooper Union's Wednesday commencement ceremony drew perhaps more symbols of Occupy Wall Street-style activism than any other graduation in recent year...

Famed New York College Will No Longer Be Free

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.24.2013 | College

Cooper Union in New York City will begin charging undergraduate tuition for the first time in a century, the school's Board of Trustees announced Tues...

Rising Costs Erode Moral Pillar Of NYC's Famed Free College

AP | JAKE PEARSON | Posted 03.01.2013 | College

NEW YORK -- For more than a century, Cooper Union has been a one-of-a-kind meritocracy: Open to any student qualified to walk through its doors. For f...

Tyler Kingkade

WATCH: Students March Through New York For Small School's Struggle

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.08.2012 | College

NEW YORK -- When George Caffentzis was teaching philosophy in 1976 at the City University of New York system, none of his students had to pay tuition...

Tyler Kingkade

Cooper Union Trustee Lashes Out At Student Protesters

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.07.2012 | College

NEW YORK -- A growing movement of student activism at Cooper Union in New York has enraged the head of the school's alumni association. Peter Cafie...

Students Barricade Themselves To Protest Tuition

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.05.2012 | College

A group of Cooper Union students have barricaded themselves inside a college building in lower Manhattan for the past 24 hours to protest the school's...

A Free College Is Free No More (Sort of) -- What That Means to You

Patrick O'Connor | Posted 07.10.2012 | Detroit
Patrick O'Connor

About two weeks ago, Cooper Union announced its plans to start charging tuition for some of its graduate students. Is this really a big deal in the college world? No and yes.

Cooper Union's Radical Consideration

Posted 01.01.2012 | College

Cooper Union, the much-revered arts school known for being free of charge, might soon require students to pay tuition for the first time since the col...