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Graduate School of Arts and Science

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Stable Alley

Stable Alley

1870
Nov 17: Inauguration of Chancellor Howard Crosby.

1873
Oct: School of Arts admits female students.

1881
Feb 21: Council elects Chancellor John Hall.

1886
Oct: Graduate School of Arts and Science founded.

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Read "Urban Dream," an article about NYU's history featured in the Spring 2006 NYU Magazine.