The wave of faculty dissatisfaction at New York University continues to roll on. After the School of Arts and Sciences voted in favor of a statement of no confidence in President John Sexton and his administration back in March, similar resolutions were passed by NYU's Gallatin School, its Steinhard ... More >>
Ever since the faculty of New York University's core division, the School of Arts and Sciences, voted no confidence in the administration of President John Sexton in March, Sexton has been on a charm offensive, promising angry professors that he will solicit their input and try to be a better listen ... More >>
When the faculty of New York University's School of Arts and Sciences voted no confidence in President John Sexton and his administration earlier this month, Sexton and the university's board of trustees dismissed the significance of the non-binding vote and pledged to forge ahead with their controv ... More >>
It's been a rough few weeks for the central administration at New York University.
Last Friday, the faculty of NYU's School of Arts and Sciences voted to support a statement of no confidence in President John Sexton and his administration. In the weeks surrounding the votepress attention (including ... More >>
It's finally here! The 2012 Web Awards winners have been chosen. Check them out after the jump to see if your favorites took home the coveted foam hand trophy. And if they didn't make it? There's always next year (and feel free to complain in the comments section).
More than two years before New York got its shit together last summer, the über-progressive state of Iowa made same-sex marriage legal in 2009. The decision came from the state's Supreme Court, which drew from their state constituion's long history of being way ahead of the curve on civil ri ... More >>
Cathie Black, Mayor Bloomberg's Schools Chancellor appointee that nobody likes, is getting less popular with each passing day -- so unpopular, in fact, that she was given a big "thumbs down" by the panel chosen to evaluate her. Several groups, including city councilmen, state assemblymen, par ... More >>
Granted, it's hard to see how the tools for putting out Cosmopolitan (this month's lead article: "First, Take Off His Pants") and Seventeen ("Amazing Hair") instantly translate into running the nation's largest and most troubled public school system. But for the moment anyways, it might be wo ... More >>
8:05. The look of surprise Hillary Clinton uses when she greets people in crowds makes her look like she's trying to wake herself up. We wonder if she has a callous on her cheek from getting kissed. Whoops, Brian Williams said "death panels" was bogus! Liberalmediabias! Do a shot!
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Sonia Sotomayor's appointment to the Supreme Court has just been approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee en banc. All the Democrats (Herb Kohl, Dianne Feinstein, Russell Feingold, Chuck Schumer, Benjamin Cardin, Dick Durbin, Al Franken, Sheldon Whitehouse, Amy Klobuchar, Ed Kaufman, Arlen Specter ... More >>
Sotomayor was just explaining her eminent domain decision to Charles Grassley when someone started yelling about abortion again. The dour Grassley's comment: "I always said I had the ability to turn people on." He's been waiting to use that joke a long time, we expect.
Our favorite tweet of the he ... More >>
Hmmm, does the Obama administration have a problem with the watchdogs assigned to keep an eye on federal agencies?
We ask because the Chicago Tribune is reporting that Obama's Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner [pictured] is embroiled in a dispute with an inspector general overseeing the government fin ... More >>
There's a blast from the Giuliani past sitting atop the fold on Page B1 of the Times' business section this morning in the form of a photo of Charlie Millard, Rudy's former top economic aide who ran the city's Economic Development Corporation in the Giuliani era. The story about him includes the mos ... More >>
Everyone remains angry at AIG, but as the first rage-wave subsides, some parties are looking to affix blame on persons rather than initials. Some notice that Chris Dodd did not end the bonuses in the terms of the bailout legislation. But as that directive came from Treasury, blame also falls on Secr ... More >>
With Bernie Madoff safely locked away, the nation is turning its righteous indignation toward AIG, which has been taking our tax dollars and giving them to other failed businesses and its own failed executives. Charles Grassley of the senate finance committee suggested those excecutives kill thems ... More >>