NYU President May Face a No-Confidence Vote

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New York University's president, John E. Sexton, attended a groundbreaking ceremony for NYU's new center in Shanghai last year. International programs are a key priority for Mr. Sexton, but the president's critics say he has developed large-scale plans with little faculty input.

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New York University's president, John E. Sexton, attended a groundbreaking ceremony for NYU's new center in Shanghai last year. International programs are a key priority for Mr. Sexton, but the president's critics say he has developed large-scale plans with little faculty input.

For all of the criticism he has taken in recent months, John E. Sexton can hardly be accused of thinking too small.

The New York University president sees the entire globe as ripe for campus expansion, establishing branch operations in Abu Dhabi and Shanghai in recent years.

But it is Mr. Sexton's