New York ‘Architect’ Says He Never Saw Plans for 642 Feet Tall Building

An architect lent his license to a New York City developer to approve buildings he didn’t design, according to an investigation by The New York Times.

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Former President of Florida International University Explains Sudden Exit

On Sunday, Mark B. Rosenberg said he created “discomfort for a valued employee.”

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Saul B. Cohen, Who Helped Raise CUNY Standards, Dies at 95

As president of Queens College and a state regent, Dr. Cohen, a renowned geographer, brokered a compromise to end the open admissions policy.

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