"NYU was aware of our local culture and rules and guidelines, and our policies on Israelis or homosexuality were clearly not a concern for them," says Mubarak Al Shamesi, director-general of the Abu Dhabi Education Council, which is coordinating all the emirate’s university projects.There's a reason why it's the second-tier brands in America that have chosen to take this devil's deal. For a flagship institution like the Met and/or Lincoln Center to even be considering it is mind-bogglingly shortsighted.
Thursday, April 17, 2008
A possible Met future?
New York magazine has a long piece on John Sexton's plans for
Abu DhabiNew York University.