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Friday, 04 September 2015 09:56

Cooper Union Could Return to Its Tuition-Free Model

Cooper Union has struck a deal–overseen by Eric T. Schneiderman, New York’s attorney general–that could help solve the school’s fiscal crisis, and might also lead the institution to eventually return to its longstanding tuition-free model. The school’s administration started charging students in 2014, breaking Cooper Union’s long tradition of tuition-free education. This is all according to the Committee to Save Cooper Union (CSCU), an organization that has been involved in a legal battle with school trustees, prompting an investigation by the attorney general’s office.

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