On Friday, March 15th, NYU faculty will be registering their Vote of No Confidence in president John Sexton. Here are some excellent background readings on the issue.
-Nick Pinto’s excellent article in the Village voice about politics and economic of the NYU growth machine model of higher education: http://www.villagevoice.com/2013-02-20/news/nyu-expansion/
-NY Times article about the Vote of No Confidence: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/10/nyregion/john-sexton-is-tested-by-nyu-faculty.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0
-An article at NYU Local about the upcoming vote: http://nyulocal.com/city/2013/02/27/no-confidence-history/
-A fascinating article on the email exchanges between Administration and Faculty in the wake of the scandal over top-administrators’ severance packages: http://nyulocal.com/on-campus/2013/03/11/exclusive-nyu-emails-faculty-amid-fallout-over-jack-lews-shady-bonus/