George Campbell

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2013

    Governor Cuomo Asks Con Ed to Freeze Executive Bonuses

    Last week, the New York Times published a searing piece revealing that Con Edison, which is currently undergoing an investigation for its handling of superstorm Sandy, was paying its top executives more than $600,000 in extra bonuses for 2012. "In our judgment, the company performed in exemplary f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2013

    Cooper Union Ends Full-Tuition Scholarships for Class Entering 2014

    The board of trustees of Cooper Union voted on Sunday to end the school's policy of offering a free education to all its undergraduate students, Chairman of the Board Mark Epstein announced this afternoon. Speaking to students in the school's historic Great Hall, Epstein said that beginning with th ... More >>

  • News

    January 11, 2012

    100 Most Powerless New Yorkers

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  • Blogs

    November 27, 2011

    George Campbell Jr., Ex-Cooper Union Prez, Blasts Tuition Proposal

    The former president of Cooper Union is (for an academic) blasting the current administration's plan to start charging tuition to incoming students--the latest salvo in an increasing controversy over a proposal that has made faculty and students irate. President Emeritus George Campbell Jr., writin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2011

    Cooper Union Financial Meltdown Questioned By Faculty

    ​The board at Cooper Union, a 153-year-old college located right across the street from the Voice, is under fire for floating a plan to start charging tuition for the first time since 1902. The board claims that a financial crisis is forcing its hand, and that it needs new revenue streams to ... More >>