Cooper Union

Cooper Union Board Of Trustees Agrees To Settle Dispute Over TuitionNew York's attorney general has reached an agreement that would end a suit against Cooper Union and create an independent monitor into the financial management of the engineering and architecture school.
Judge Asked To Stop Cooper Union's Tuition PlanLawyers for the students and professors were facing off against attorneys for Cooper Union's trustees at a hearing as the school prepares to start collecting tuition for this fall's term. Bills already have been sent.
NYC's Rent Guidelines Board Votes To Allow Rent Increases In Stabilized ApartmentsTenants erupted in protest, but some landlords were also unhappy Monday night, when the New York City Rent Guidelines Board voted against a rent freeze for tenants who live in stabilized apartments.
Lawsuit Filed Over Cooper Union's Decision To Charge TuitionThe suit alleges the trustees built an extravagant new academic building that the institution couldn't afford and squandered the school's endowment.
Blindness Doesn't Stand In The Way For Cooper Union Art StudentA Cooper Union art student has proven that no obstacle is too great to overcome.
Mayor De Blasio Marks First 100 Days In OfficeMayor Bill de Blasio marked his 100th day in office by touting his efforts to close New York City's inequality gap.
Report: St. Mark's Bookshop Plans Fundraiser For Move To New East Village HomeThe St. Mark’s Bookshop in the East Village has announced plans for a fundraiser for a move to a cheaper space a few blocks east, according to a published report.
Rent Increases Approved For A Million Rent-Controlled TenantsThe New York City Rent Guidelines Board has voted rent can go up 4 percent on one-year leases and 7.75 percent on two-year leases on rent-stabilized apartments.
Reports: Cooper Union Move To Charge Tuition Prompts Sit-InThe decision to begin charging tuition for the first time in the history of Cooper Union prompted students to stage a sit-in at the school president’s office, according to a published report.
Cooper Union To Start Charging TuitionIn a letter posted on Cooper Union's website, the board said it voted last week to only offer a 50 percent scholarship for undergraduate students beginning with the class entering in the fall of 2014. The school currently offers all students a full scholarship.
Report: Cooper Union To Vote On Whether To Charge Tuition To Most StudentsMonths after Cooper Union students held a sit-in to protest a plan to end free tuition for graduate students, published reports said the school’s board is set to vote on a plan that could require tuition for all students.
Cooper Union Students Push On With Fight Against End To Free TuitionStudents at Cooper Union this weekend continued to fight against a move from a free education to a tuition-based model with a march from Washington Square Park to the school’s East Village campus.