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Official Cooper Union Revenue Task Force Website

POSTED ON: January 31, 2012

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President Bharucha has asked the Revenue Task Force to identify sources of $20 million in new revenue that will be realized annually by 2018.

The Revenue Task Force website is your information source.  We invite you to explore the website and joing the conversation in the forum. We encourage you to follow reports of our progress, and to learn about the challenges facing The Cooper Union, as well as the opportunities.

Please get involved and visit The Cooper Union Revenue Task Force website:

  • 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.