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The former New School University became The New School by action of the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York in June of 2005.

President: Robert Kerrey

Chief Academic Officer: Benjamin Lee, Provost

Chief Financial Officer: James Murtha, Executive Vice President

Address: 66 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011

Telephone: 212.229.5600

History
Founded in 1919 as the New School for Social Research by a group of distinguished independent-minded scholars including historian Charles Beard, economists Thorstein Veblen and James Harvey Robinson, and philosopher John Dewey.

Schools
The New School for General Studies
The New School for Social Research
Parsons The New School for Design
Milano The New School for Management and Urban Policy
Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts
Mannes College The New School for Music
The New School for Drama
The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music

Memberships
The New School is a member of the Association of American Colleges and Universities and is accredited by the New York State Board of Regents and by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

Student body
9,400 degree students and over 13,000 adult and continuing education students. Over 2,000 students are from other nations. Diversity: 28% of the non-international student population are students of color.

Officers, Board of Trustees
Philip Scaturro, Chairman
Arnold H. Aronson, Vice Chair
Michael E. Gellert, Vice Chair
William E. Havemeyer, Vice Chair
Bernard L. Schwartz, Vice Chair
Julien J. Studley, Vice Chair
John L. Tishman, Vice Chair
George Walker, Vice Chair
Robert B. Millard, Treasurer

Libraries
Raymond Fogelman Library, 65 Fifth Avenue, NYC
Adam and Sophie Gimbel Library, 66 Fifth Avenue, NYC
Harry Scherman Library, 150 West 85 Street, NYC

The New School is a member of the Research Library Association of South Manhattan, which also includes libraries of New York University and The Cooper Union

Institutes
Bernard Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis
Center for New York City Affairs
Center for Studies of Social Change
Community Development Research Center (CDRC)
India China Institute
International Center for Migration, Ethnicity, and Citizenship
Journal Donation Project
Parsons Design Lab
Parsons Institute for Information Mapping
Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (TCDS)
The Vera List Center for Art and Politics
World Policy Institute

Presidents
Alvin Johnson, 1921—1945
Bryn Hovde, 1945—1950
Hans Simon, 1950—1960
Henry David, 1960—1962
John E. Everett, 1964—1982
Jonathan F. Fanton, 1982—1999
Robert Kerrey, 2001-

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