Op-Ed: To Reduce Inequality, Reinvest in CUNY

March 1, 2016

Reducing inequality means reinvesting in CUNY, assert three Graduate Center faculty in a new Crain's New York Business op-ed.

Reducing inequality means reinvesting in CUNY, assert three Graduate Center faculty in a new Crain's New York Business op-ed.

Studies of CUNY graduates show that the benefits of their education are passed down to successive generations, enriching the city and state far into the future, according to Distinguished Professors Meena Alexander (English), Michelle Fine (Psychology/Urban Education/Women's Studies)
and Nicholas Freudenberg (Public Health).
 
"By finding the funds to reinvest in CUNY, the governor and the state legislature can demonstrate that their commitment to reducing inequality is more than rhetoric, that black and brown lives truly do matter, and that they value higher education sufficiently to work out their differences," they write.

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