From the Free Academy to Cuny: Illustrating Public Higher Education in NYC, 1847-1997

From the Free Academy to Cuny: Illustrating Public Higher Education in NYC, 1847-1997

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780823220205
Publisher: Fordham University Press
Publication date: 01/01/1993
Edition description: 2
Pages: 146
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Sandra Roff is Professor and College Archivist and Reference Librarian at Baruch College of the City University of New York.

Anthony M. Cucchiara is Professor and Archivist and Associate Librarian for Information Services and Distinctive Collections at Brooklyn College Library.

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
1Establishing Public Higher Education in New York City: From the Free Academy to CCNY, 1846-19131
2Women Enter onto the Scene22
3Opportunity Grows with the City36
4Student Life at "Subway Schools"54
5Student Publications and Journalism70
6A Call to Action: City University at War79
7Athletics97
8Access and Excellence: 1960-1997111
Afterword131
Bibliography133
Websites and Addresses of CUNY Colleges139
A Sampling of CUNY Alumni141
Index143

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