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Infusion: "CUNY's War on CUNY," October 1998

In this October 1998 edition of Infusion, the circumstances surrounding CUNY’s recent ending of Open Admissions are given national attention. The publication, created by The Center for Campus Organizing, an outlet for “progressive student activists,” considers the larger implications of the demise of open enrollment, likening the measure to the introduction of “apartheid.” Another article covers the surveillance of a CCNY student activist.

In May 1998, CUNY's Board of Trustees had voted to end the decades-long practice of Open Admissions throughout the university system. The vote, encouraged by Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, was met with strong resistance from many in and outside of CUNY.

Source | Subways, Suzy
Creator | Wallace, Rob
Date Created | October 1998
Rights | Copyright The Center for Campus Organizing
Item Type | Text (Newspaper / Magazine / Journal)
Cite This document | Wallace, Rob, “Infusion: "CUNY's War on CUNY," October 1998,” CUNY Digital History Archive, accessed December 11, 2019,

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