Preeminent multimedia artist Glenn Ligon; Pulitzer Prize-winning critic Hilton Als; photographer and documentarian Camilo José Vergara; social entrepreneur and Crisis Text Line CEO Nancy Lublin; and philanthropist, Windcrest Partners co-founder, and longtime New School Trustee Michael Gellert will receive honorary degrees and address graduates at The New School’s 82nd commencement exercises.
Glenn Ligon, Hilton Als, Camilo José Vergara, Nancy Lublin, and Michael Gallert Named Honorary Degree Recipients By The New School
The New School Launches Digital Equity Laboratory to Transform Systemic Injustices and Drive Positive Social Change in an Era of Rapid Technological Change
Founded and co-directed by Maya Wiley, Civil Rights Activist, Former Counsel to the Mayor of New York City, and Vice President of Social Justice at The New School, and Greta Byrum, Community Technology Practitioner and Former Director of Resilient Communities at New America
The new faculty will help amplify Mannes School of Music’s commitment to a world class conservatory experience, and continued presentation of innovative live performances…
Maya Wiley, Broadband Expert and SVP of Social Justice at The New School, Available for Comment on FCC Repeal of Net Neutrality Rules
Maya Wiley, Senior Vice President of Social Justice at The New School in New York City and an advocate for broadband equality, is available for comment on the Federal Communication Commission’s decision to dismantle net neutrality regulations and impose new rules barring state and local governments from protecting the rights of residents.
Statement by Maya Wiley, SVP of Social Justice at The New School, on Net Neutrality and the FCC’s Creating a Path to Information Inequality
Broadband expert Maya Wiley released a statement on the FCC’s decision to dismantle Obama-era net neutrality regulations…
The New School today announced that Helen Wussow, formerly Dean of the College of Continuing Education at California State University, Sacramento, has been appointed Dean and Senior Vice President of Open Campus, the university’s dynamic center for executive, continuing and pre-college education.
New School President David Van Zandt Disagrees With Daca Decision, Calls On Congress To Find An Effective Solution
The New School strongly supports diversity and inclusion, and we disagree with the administration’s decision to end the DACA program…
College of Performing Arts at The New School Appoints Diane Ragsdale as Program Director of the Masters in Arts Management and Entrepreneurship
Ragsdale will lead the new master’s program in the university’s College of Performing Arts…
School of Drama at The New School Appoints Dr. Jennifer Holmes as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Dr. Jennifer Holmes joins The New School in the newly created role of Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, and will report to Pippin Parker, Dean of School of Drama
Anna Sui, fashion designer; Ai-jen Poo, an activist on behalf of domestic workers and the elderly; and Barbara Hillary, an explorer and cancer survivor, who, at the age of 75, was the first African American woman to reach the North Pole, will receive honorary degrees and address graduates at The New School’s 81st commencement exercises […]
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In the Headlines
Parsons announced the honorees for the 70th Annual Parsons Benefit: Solange Knowles, CEO of Gucci Marco Bizzarri, and CEO/Founder of Farfetch José Neves (Vogue)
David Carroll, Associate Professor of Media Design, penned an op-ed about why he’s suing Cambridge Analytica (Motherboard)
Michelle Materre, Associate Professor of Media Studies and Film, promoted an event at The New School marking the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (ABC7)
Open Style Lab at Parsons presented clothing for people of all abilities at #SXSW (CNBC)
Maya Wiley appeared on the cover of and was interviewed for Diverse Issues in Higher Education