The hearts of the folks running Cooper Union seem to have turned rather cold lately.
Jason Lewis/Village Voice
President Jamshed Bharucha informed faculty members from the School of Art last Wednesday that all of the school's early-decision applicants would either be lumped in with the college's general admission pool or denied admittance altogether. The move came shortly after Art School faculty members sent a letter to Bharucha, informing the administration of their opposition to the implementation of any tuition-based programs at the Cooper Union.
Current students and deferred applicants took to the front of the college's Foundation Building yesterday afternoon to voice their outrage over the decision.More »