In today's (Mar. 25th) New York Times, reporter Michael Kimmelman proposes an alternative to the NYU Expansion Plan in "It Riles a Village" at http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/25/arts/design/nyu2031-universitys-plans-for-greenwich-village.html?ref=arts.
WNYC host Leonard Lopate will air a segment on "the controversy surrounding the plans to expand
NYU" on March 26th. Listen to Vin Cipolla, president of the Municipal Art Society; Brad Hoylman, Chair of Community Board 2; and Mark Crispin Miller, an NYU faculty member at http://www.wnyc.org/shows/lopate/2012/mar/26/.
The Municipal Art Society will host a panel discussion on "The University in the Neighborhood: Debating NYU’s Expansion Plan" on March 27th at 6 p.m. featuring Hilary Ballon, deputy vice chancellor NYU Abu Dhabi and professor of urban studies and architecture; Gary Hack, former dean and professor of urban design, University of Pennsylvania; Brad Hoylman, chair, Manhattan Community Board 2; and Ron Shiffman, professor, Pratt Graduate Center for Planning. The discussion will be moderated by John Alschuler, chairman of HR&A. Learn more at http://mas.org/university-neighborhood-debating-nyu-expansion-plan/.
New York Observer reporter Jennifer Maas profiles Assemblymember Deborah Glick's stance against the NYU Expansion Plan. Read the article at http://www.observer.com/2012/03/washington-square-park-champion-deborah-glick-squares-off-against-nyus-expansion-plans/?show=all.
Updated, 3/30/2012 (original, 3/25/2012):
The New York Times has published another article about the NYU expansion plan, this one written by Joseph Berger about BP Scott Stringer's calls for a reduction in the scale of the university's plan. Read the article at http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/30/nyregion/stringer-wants-to-reduce-nyus-proposed-expansion-plan.html.
The March 29th The Villager carried an article about the "Anti-NYU Plan Coalition" demands for BP Scott Stringer to hold public hearings on the expansion plan before he makes his decision. Read the article at http://www.thevillager.com/?p=3224.
Gotham Gazette, "The Place for NYC Politics and Policy", covered the NYU
2031 Expansion Plan this month. Read Igor Kossov's article at http://www.gothamgazette.com/article/landuse/20120328/12/3700?.
Hanqing Chen covered the Municipal Art Society panel about the NYU Expansion Plan for the Washington Square News. Read the entire article at http://nyunews.com/news/2012/03/28/28debate/.
Several newspapers have written editorials supporting the NYU Expansion Plan. You can find links to this material at the NYU 2031: NYU in NYC website.