MC Senate Addresses Commencement and Renovations on South Campus

By Kyla Guilfoil, Editor-in-Chief The Manhattan College Senate meeting confirmed that the 2022 Commencement ceremony will be held in New Jersey, with vaccination exemptions, and that further spending on Leo Hall and the Higgins Engineering and Science Center will raise renovation costs above its current $92 million figure.  After announcing the Meadowlands Exposition Center as the 2022 Commencement venue in January, provost Steven Schreiner has … Continue reading MC Senate Addresses Commencement and Renovations on South Campus

MC Senate Reveals New Administrative Revenue and Budget Plans

by Kyla Guilfoil, Asst. News Editor The Manhattan College Senate reconvened on Sept. 21, with President O’Donnell outlining a new strategy for rebuilding the college’s budget and revenue. The plan aroused concern from many faculty members present, especially on the basis of representation and of restoring salary and retirement benefits cuts. Before the meeting, O’Donnell had addressed the community by sending the senate members a … Continue reading MC Senate Reveals New Administrative Revenue and Budget Plans

Senate Meeting Details Plans for Fall Semester

by Caroline McCarthy & Jilleen Barrett, Asst. Features Editor & A&E Editor The Manhattan College Senate held their second virtual meeting of the calendar year on Feb. 16. This session largely consisted of discussions about COVID-19 and the outlook for hyflex classes during the 2021-2022 school year. Provost Steven Schreiner, also a member of the senate, announced during the meeting that there will no longer … Continue reading Senate Meeting Details Plans for Fall Semester

Manhattan College’s Revenue Increases Despite Large Increase in College Reserve

Manhattan College’s revenue increased by 11 percent in the fiscal year of 2013-2014, which ended June 30th, 2014, according to the Statement of Activities report issued at the Manhattan College Senate Meeting on Nov. 18. Among its revenue increase, MC saw a $1.9 million increase (60 percent) from the previous fiscal year in contributions to the school, according to the report. In its expenses, MC … Continue reading Manhattan College’s Revenue Increases Despite Large Increase in College Reserve

Manhattan College Basketball Athletes to Receive Additional Benefits in 2016

Manhattan College will allow its men and women basketball student-athletes to receive the full cost of attendance starting in 2016. The decision, enabled by a federal lawsuit ruling against the NCAA, is estimated to be a 3 percent increase on basketball funding. Ed O’Bannon, a former UCLA men’s basketball player, sued the NCAA in an antitrust class-action lawsuit for using his name, image and likeness … Continue reading Manhattan College Basketball Athletes to Receive Additional Benefits in 2016

Notes from 9/16/14 Senate Meeting

The first Senate Meeting of the year was held in The Alumni Room of O’Malley Library on Tuesday, Sept. 16. Senate meetings are open to all members of the Manhattan College community. The following key topics were discussed: New Freshman Class and Appropriate Size of the School This year 750 new freshmen and 168 transfer students joined Manhattan College. A geographically diverse class, 31 percent … Continue reading Notes from 9/16/14 Senate Meeting