J.K. Trotter · 04/25/14 02:35PM

Professor David Petraeus will return to CUNY this fall to re-teach a course called “Are We on the Threshold of the (North) American Decade?” Enrollment starts on Monday.

New York Colleges Trying to Shut Down Free Speech

Sarah Hedgecock · 12/11/13 12:05PM

Two New York City colleges known for their vibrantly opinionated and expressive student bodies are trying to cut back on vibrant expressions of opinion by their student bodies, reports the New York Times.

Memo: CUNY is Moving David Petraeus Seminar to Avoid Protestors

J.K. Trotter · 09/30/13 12:33PM

The City University of New York has relocated David Petraeus’s fall seminar, titled “Are We on the Threshold of the North American Decade?”, to a more fortified campus building, under “increased” security, which will allow the former CIA chief to avoid a growing contingent of student protestors, six of whom were beaten and jailed by the New York City Police Department after last week’s demonstration.

Watch a Cop Punch a Student at This Week's Petraeus Protest

Cord Jefferson · 09/20/13 07:18PM

General David Petraeus' rocky first days as a lecturer at the City University of New York only got rockier this week. Six CUNY student were arrested on Tuesday while protesting outside Macaulay Honors College, where Petraeus holds his classes. Now their supporters are saying that police unnecessarily roughed the students up during their arrest, and video footage seems to support that claim.

We're Sorry for Costing David Petraeus $199,999

Cord Jefferson · 07/15/13 05:46PM

Two weeks ago, Gawker contributor JK Trotter published evidence that the City University of New York was offering General David Petraeus a $200,000 salary for conducting a seminar on "developments that could position the United lead the world out of the current global economic slowdown." Faced with only three hours a week of real work, the disgraced former CIA chief was set to be paid about eight times the salary of a first-time adjunct professor at CUNY, and all without having to teach a full course load. Today, it looks as if that deal has been scrapped.