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John Sexton

With N.Y.U. Abu Dhabi, John Sexton Pays Tribute to His Mentor

Sam Roberts | Posted 12.15.2016 | World
Sam Roberts

Sexton's goal for this diverse campus has been to bridge the racial, ethnic and cultural divisions that are re-emerging at American colleges and universities by instilling the ecumenical vision of an iconoclastic dreamer from Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant who defied boundaries.

Faculty Group Accuses NYU Of Putting Renovations Before Student Concerns

The Huffington Post | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.18.2015 | College

A group of New York University faculty that is critical of the school’s land grab in Manhattan alleges that the university is overcharging its stude...

A Night to Remember

James Zogby | Posted 05.02.2016 | Politics
James Zogby

Our annual Khalil Gibran "Spirit of Humanity" Awards Dinner serves as a reminder of why we do the work we do. It speaks to us of the goals we've set for ourselves, the progress we've made, and the challenges we continue to face.

Sony CEO Considering NYU Presidency, Leaked Emails Show

NYU Local | Posted 12.28.2014 | College

Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton has his eye on John Sexton’s job, a series of leaked correspondences suggests. Following a November hack on...

Why Are Campus Administrators Making So Much Money?

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 09.20.2014 | College
Lawrence Wittner

Americans committed to better living for bosses can take heart at the fact that college and university administrators -- unlike their faculty (increasingly reduced to rootless adjuncts) and students (saddled with ever more debt) -- are thriving.

This Will Enrage NYU Students

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 05.17.2014 | College

New York University is again in the news over its penchant for doling out questionable gifts and benefits, this time to star professor Henry Louis Gat...

Elite Education Is Affordable After All! (Just Not for Americans)

Steve Nelson | Posted 06.17.2014 | Education
Steve Nelson

Under the banner of globalism or multiculturalism, American educational institutions are engaged in a tangled and controversial web of international arrangements.

Changes Are Coming To NYU

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 08.14.2013 | College

New York University President John Sexton will leave office once his contract is up in 2016, the school's Board of Trustees said in a campuswide lette...

Tyler Kingkade

Loans For Vacation Homes Outrage NYU Faculty | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.19.2013 | New York

Faculty at New York University said they were upset but not entirely surprised to learn this week that their employer is helping some administrators a...

Nine 'No Confidence' Votes That Made Headlines in 2012-2013

Jordan Friedman | Posted 08.17.2013 | College
Jordan Friedman

Upon closer examination of the latest no confidence votes, some trends emerge: a rejection of university leadership styles that echo those of corporations, a desire for transparency, and student involvement through protests and social media.

Hawk Cam Catches Baby Bird Birth!

| Posted 04.13.2013 | New York

By Jesse Lent, DNAinfo WASHINGTON SQUARE PARK — A baby hawk was born at NYU on Friday, in its nest outside college President John Sexton's 12th f...

NYU President Tested By Faculty At Home

New York Times | Posted 03.11.2013 | College

Embarking on an ambitious expansion at home, constructing a network of new campuses around the globe, wooing intellectual superstars and raising vast ...

NYU President May Face No-Confidence Vote

Bloomberg | John Lauerman | Posted 02.12.2013 | College

Professors in New York University's largest school will decide today whether President John Sexton should face a no-confidence vote because of his fai...

Tyler Kingkade

NYU Closed Until Saturday, Students Evacuating Dorms | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.31.2012 | College

New York University announced Tuesday evening that classes will be canceled through Saturday and students at the school's residence halls in lower Man...

Top Official Wants NYU To Give Chick-fil-A The Boot

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.31.2012 | College

A prominent New York official is joining New York University students in calling for Chick-fil-A to be removed from the school's Manhattan campus, the...

Exploring the Line Between Academics and Politics

Gilad Wenig | Posted 08.08.2012 | College
Gilad Wenig

As it continues to globalize and navigate choppy political waters, promoting values such as academic freedom and human rights must remain an enduring part of NYU's global posture.

LOOK: Tisch Gala Hosts Film Heavyweights

Posted 04.20.2012 | New York

New York University hosted the 2012 Tisch Gala on Thursday, where some of the school's most notable alumni Alec Baldwin, Martin Scorsese, and Spike Le...

Don't Immanentize the Eschaton, Bro

Max Raskin | Posted 06.05.2012 | College
Max Raskin

The problem with groups like Take Back NYU! and OccupyNYU is not that their criticism of John Sexton is inane and childish -- it is -- the problem is they've lowered the bar of discourse at NYU so low it's embarrassing to look at.

Paying to Play: The Problem With For-Credit Internships

Meredith A. Bennett-Smith | Posted 12.12.2011 | College
Meredith A. Bennett-Smith

My generation has already made sacrifices, and we are sure to make many more. I work hard, pay my dues and don't often complain. But I am no longer willing to pretend this exploitative practice that is unpaid, for-credit internships is acceptable.

NYU's President: 'It Is My Hope .. That We Will Be Viewed With The Best'

NYU Local | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

If you are interested in NYU growth, strategy, and policy, there are a dozen different university departments working on different slices of each of t...

NYU: The School That Ate New York?

New York Magazine | Gabriel Sherman | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

John Sexton, NYU's president, is doing what he does best: selling. "You want to contrast the way NYU is in the city and Columbia is in the city," he t...

NYU President John Sexton Tries Out The Common App, Is Genuinely Earnest | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Since becoming president, John Sexton has watched eight classes move-in and call Washington Square home. Now, as the ninth cohort readies to submit th...

Faith, Pluralism, Globalization and Higher-Education in the 21st Century: An Interview with John Sexton, President of NYU

Rahim Kanani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rahim Kanani

"This is a great moment where humankind literally can pass through a critical threshold and create a higher version of itself."

A Mother's Movement To Stop Suicide

Esmeralda Williamson-Noble | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Esmeralda Williamson-Noble

Almost Mother's Day, and the sorrow in my heart grows like an unborn baby in the mother's womb. My beloved twenty year-old son, Andrew, left my womb...

NYU Graduate Employees File for Union Recognition, Hope to Overturn Bush Era Ruling

Michael Gould-Wartofsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Michael Gould-Wartofsky

Graduate employees at NYU hope to become the first union of its kind at a private university since they were stripped of federal labor law protections by Bush appointees in 2004.