16 janvier 2014

No Longer Free

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/all/themes/ihecustom/logo.jpgBy Ry Rivard. Cooper Union trustees rejected a last-ditch effort to keep the New York City college free. Their vote Friday makes it all but certain, following months of controversy, that the college's legacy of free education will end for incoming students this fall. Opponents predict the $20,000 tuition will badly hurt the college, which was founded by industrialist Paul Cooper to educate the working class and has become a well-regarded training ground for artist, architects and engineers. Read more...

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