In their new book, Austerity Blues: Fighting for the Soul of Public Higher Education, Graduate Center professors Michael Fabricant and Stephen Brier describe the forces invovled in defunding public higher education. The book analyzes how neoliberal measures in higher education have hurt students and faculty, and they lay out a vision on how to reimagine the university to best serve the needs of the public.
In the reportedly most shared tweet of the second debate, Moustafa Bayoumi encapsulated Donald Trump's sexism and Islamophobia in less than 140 characters.
CUNY's American Social History Project celebrates 35 years of documenting history through the eyes of working people.
PSCers turned out to a CUNY Board of Trustees hearing at Baruch College to protest the six-month delay in getting their contract-mandated salary increases and back pay. Many members spoke emotionally about the unnecessary financial bind CUNY and the state are putting them through.
With more national attention on college affordability, the New York City Council is looking into how to make CUNY free.
The pilot program on phasing retirement is now permanent. Members who wish to participate should submit an application by November 15 of this year.
From back pay to new gains for teaching faculty, adjuncts, HEOs and other constituencies, the contract proposal deserves a deep read.
Through civil disobedience, rallies, political lobbying and coalition building, PSC members have organized and fought for a fair contract.
PSC members who spent countless hours at the bargaining table reflect on some of the most significant gains in the contract agreement.
Ezra Seltzer, a longtime PSC activist and leader of CUNY’s college laboratory technicians, died on February 28, 2016.