Efficiency and Academic Freedom Clash in a Fight at CUNY

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Faculty members rallied outside a City U. of New York administration building in November as a grievance hearing took place inside. The system's Professional Staff Congress has been fighting a new curriculum plan called Pathways.

A controversial curricular revision at the City University of New York that has been roiling the system for more than two years is approaching its endgame—and tensions show little sign of abating.

The revised curriculum, called Pathways, has sparked dueling advertisements, a nearly 6,000-signature petition calling for a moratorium on efforts to put it in place, accusations that administrators