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The New School Board of Trustees today announced the appointment of Dr. Dwight A. McBride, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs at Emory University, as the ninth president of The New School. The announcement comes as The New School celebrates its Centennial, a milestone of academic leadership, public engagement, and creative experimentation. With […]

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Linda E. Rappaport Elected Chair of The New School Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees at The New School today announced that Linda E. Rappaport, a leading executive compensation and corporate governance lawyer, New School Trustee and longtime supporter of the university, has been elected Board Chair. She succeeds Joseph R. Gromek, who has held that position since 2012 and will remain a member of the […]

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Maya Wiley Keynote to Kick Off Public Service Weekend at The New School

The Milano School of Policy, Management, and Environment at The New School will host its first Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) Public Service Weekend. Taking place on Friday, September 27, to Saturday, September 28, 2019, at The New School’s Greenwich Village campus, this conference will bring together undergraduate sophomores, juniors, seniors, and recent graduates […]

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Macy’s and Parsons School of Design Announce Executive Education Partnership

Part of The New School’s Corporate Partnerships Initiative, and led by Parsons’ acclaimed faculty, the multi-faceted program is designed for a changing retail landscape and will offer innovative, discipline-based curricula to provide Macy’s merchants and designers with new skills, knowledge, and methodologies…

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Parsons Partners To Open Two Collaborative Design Projects On Governors Island

On Friday, September 20th, Parsons School of Design is officially opening two collaborative design projects, Pagganuck and the Lab at Urban Farm, on Governors Island.

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Parsons School of Design Appoints Two New Faculty Members to Fashion Management Program

Joshua Williams and Christopher Lacy will join the MPS in Fashion Management program on July 1st

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 20: (L-R) Honorees Julie Wainwright, Pharrell Williams, and Michael Preysman attend the 71st Annual Parsons Benefit honoring Pharrell, Everlane, StitchFix & The RealReal on May 20, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Ben Gabbe/Getty Images for Parsons)

The 71st Annual Parsons Benefit Raises $3.6 Million for Student Scholarships at The New School

Parsons honored Pharrell, The RealReal’s Julie Wainwright, Stitch Fix’s Katrina Lake, and Everlane’s Michael Preysman…

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Greenwich Village Community Reception Celebrates New School Centennial

The New School hosted a reception for members of the Greenwich Village community to celebrate the university’s Centennial. Hosted by President David Van Zandt, the event brought together various community neighbors ranging from non-profit organizations to local businesses to share in this milestone year and extend their well wishes.

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President David Van Zandt Named to City & State’s Higher Education Power 50

David Van Zandt, president of The New School, was recognized in the inaugural “Higher Education Power 50” list published by City & State Magazine. The list, which debuted in the April 15th edition of the publication, recognizes the influential leaders of New York’s colleges and universities. Rather than creating a ranking of the institutions, the Power […]

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President David Van Zandt Speaks with The Business of Giving on WNTM-AM 970

In a conversation spanning topics from The New School’s 100-year history to issues facing higher education institutions, New School President David Van Zandt was interviewed by Denver Frederick for The Business of Giving, broadcast on WNYM-AM 970…

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