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David E. Van Zandt, President of The New School, to Conclude His Presidency at End of 2019-2020 Academic Year

Van Zandt will step down after nearly a decade leading the institution…

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Dr. Rachel Schreiber Named Executive Dean of The New School’s Parsons School of Design

Schreiber will officially begin her new role on July 1, 2019…

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The New School’s College of Performing Arts Launches the Philip Glass Institute, a Landmark Partnership Celebrating Glass’s Indelible Contributions to Art and Culture

Lisa Bielawa to be inaugural Composer-in-Residence and Chief Curator of the Institute, while the Philip Glass Ensemble will also debut as Ensemble-in-Residence at The New School with a concert on January 6th, 2019 at 4:30 pm.

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The New School’s School of Jazz and Contemporary Music Appoints Anat Cohen to Faculty

Cohen, one of the world’s most acclaimed clarinetists, will direct ensembles, teach private lessons, and give master classes.

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The New School’s Mannes School of Music Announces New Faculty Hires and Appointments

Distinguished teachers joining the Mannes faculty include Gelsey Bell, Timo Andres, and Rebecca Fischer.

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Mannes School of Music Announces the Appointment of New Managing Artistic Director of the Mannes Opera

Emma Griffin joins Mannes from the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati, and will oversee all aspects of the renowned Mannes Opera

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NEW YORK, NY - MAY 21:  (L-R) Honorees Gucci CEO Marco Bizzarri, Solange Knowles and Founder and CEO of Farfetch Jose Neves attend the 70th Annual Parsons Benefit on May 21, 2018 in New York City.  (Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images for The New School)

The 70th Annual Parsons Benefit Raises $2.26 Million for Student Scholarships at The New School

Parsons honored Solange as a pioneering figure in fashion, creativity, and innovation. Gucci and Farfetch announced student scholarships during the annual event.

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The New School Honors Glenn Ligon, Hilton Als, Camilo José Vergara, Nancy Lublin, and Michael Gellert With Honorary Degrees at 82nd Commencement Exercises

The New School celebrated its 2018 graduating class and honored 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 with honorary degrees at its 82nd commencement exercises.

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The New School’s College of Performing Arts Announces Robert Hurwitz, Visionary Music Producer, as Aaron Copland Fellow

As the Aaron Copland Fellow, Hurwitz will create new learning opportunities across the College of Performing Arts.

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Glenn Ligon, Hilton Als, Camilo José Vergara, Nancy Lublin, and Michael Gallert Named Honorary Degree Recipients By The New School

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.

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