Opposition surfaces to university merger

Feb. 6, 2008
Some alumni and trustees at Polytechnic University in Brooklyn want to delay vote on merger with NYU

On the eve of a final board vote, New York University’s ambitious plan to merge with Polytechnic University in Brooklyn and acquire an engineering school is facing a rebellion from Polytechnic alumni and trustees. In a letter to the board seeking to delay the vote, several trustees say Polytechnic’s administration has not revealed all the details of the deal and was trying to railroad it through without sufficiently examining alternatives. They also say some board members may personally benefit from the deal.

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