Representatives to the Board

Policies Pertaining to the Board


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Free Education Committee

Statements, Reports & Messages

2018 End of Year Message from Board Chair Rachel L Warren

The Cooper Union Plan to Return to Full-Tuition Scholarships
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Statement from Board and President on Plan to Return to Full-Tuition Scholarships

Approval of Cooper Union Plan to Return to Full-Tuition Undergraduate Scholarships (PDF)

2018 Annual Report of the Financial Monitor (PDF)

Response to the FEC Progress Report March 7, 2017

2017 Annual Report of the Financial Monitor (PDF)

Bylaws as Adopted November 11, 2015 (PDF)

Resolutions Effecting the Consent Decree PDF)

Consent Decree and Related Documents

  • Founded by inventor, industrialist and philanthropist Peter Cooper in 1859, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art offers education in art, architecture and engineering, as well as courses in the humanities and social sciences.

  • “My feelings, my desires, my hopes, embrace humanity throughout the world,” Peter Cooper proclaimed in a speech in 1853. He looked forward to a time when, “knowledge shall cover the earth as waters cover the great deep.”

  • From its beginnings, Cooper Union was a unique institution, dedicated to founder Peter Cooper's proposition that education is the key not only to personal prosperity but to civic virtue and harmony.

  • Peter Cooper wanted his graduates to acquire the technical mastery and entrepreneurial skills, enrich their intellects and spark their creativity, and develop a sense of social justice that would translate into action.