Timeline and Progress to Date

February 2017 Updates

As presented to the University Senate on February 16th, 2017, we are pleased to share more progress on affordability.

News and Progress

FEBRUARY 16, 2017
Committee Chair Ellen Schall Presents Updates to the University Senate. Click here to read our February 2017 Update published on Medium.com. Alternatively, click here to view and download a one-page summary of the updates (PDF). The Steering Committee and Working Group continue their work.

OCTOBER 13, 2016
Details on Free Scholly Access Now Posted. In 2016, the Affordability Steering Committee and Working Group partnered with Scholly, a scholarship search tool, to provide NYU students free access to a nationwide portfolio of $420 million in potential scholarships. Click here for instructions on how to access Scholly for free.

OCTOBER 6, 2016
Committee Chair Ellen Schall Presents Interim Updates to the University Senate.
Click here to read our October 2016 Update published on Medium.com. Alternatively, click here to view and download the updates (PDF). The Steering Committee and Working Group continue their work, particularly on findings that call for further consultation with the deans and wider community.

MARCH 24, 2016
NYU President Andrew Hamilton Announces $15 Per Hour Minimum Wage for Student Workers.
New wage to be to be fully implemented over the next three years. Click here to read President Hamilton's message to the NYU community. 

MARCH 23, 2016
'Affordability at NYU' Web Site Launches to Gather Ideas from NYU Community.
Our idea-gathering community powered by IdeaScale saw more than 1,021 members join within the first 12 hours. During that time, they contributed more than 70 ideas, as many comments, and nearly 3,000 votes. To continue the conversation, visit affordabilityideas.nyu.edu.

MARCH 11, 2016
NYU Partners with IdeaScale to Gather Recommendations from Students, Faculty Members, Alumni, Administrators and Staff. The 'Affordability at NYU' community on IdeaScale will launch on March 23, 2016.

MARCH 3, 2016
Affordability Steering Committee Chair Ellen Schall Brings Together a Working Group.
The working group will collaborate with the Steering Committee to catalyze and foster findings and recommendations. Click here for a list of members.

MARCH 2, 2016
NYU President Andrew Hamilton Announces Membership and Charge of the Affordability Steering Committee.
Click here to read President Hamilton's message to the NYU community.