During his decade-long tenure, Lemann, who is also a staff writer at The New Yorker, steered the journalism school through the industry-wide transition to digital distribution by updating the curriculum and bringing in new faculty.
She returned to her former home on the metro desk last month, but without much explanation about what she'd be doing. They've figured it out: Kaminer will cover higher education in the New York region, according to an internal memo from metro editor Carolyn Ryan, which noted that Kaminer had been responsible for "overseeing" the magazine's harrowing June 6 cover story about a history of alleged sexual abuse at the elite Bronx private school Horace Mann.
A poll of New York University faculty, the results of which were released yesterday, has found that a majority of them oppose the school's ambitious expansion plans. But there are reasons for the administration to hope they may yet move faculty to their way of thinking.(3)