posted 2013-02-05 00:00:00

Kroll Report Released

Report contains major flaws

Background: On Nov. 21, 2011 students and faculty attended a public hearing to voice their concerns about the five-year tuition hike plan. The lobby of the Vertical Campus at Baruch College filled with at least 100 non-violent protesters. Baton-wielding Public Safety officers, with help from the NYPD, forcefully ejected students from the lobby. During the scuffle 15 students were arrested. The Envoy reported extensively on the events and received attention in the CUNY community for pointing out the inaccuracies in Chancellor Matthew Goldstein's official statement of the protest, particularly the chancellor's denial of NYPD participation at Baruch College. CUNY hired Kroll, a third-party risk mitigation firm, to conduct an investigation into the incident and produce a report based on their findings. Members of the Envoy were heavily cited in Kroll's report, however many problems exist with the report's findings and representation of facts.

Download your copy of the Kroll report here: CUNY Kroll Report

Read our Kroll Report analysis: NYPD Involvement Understated by Kroll, Chancellor Exempted for False Statements

Read more Kroll Report analysis: The Myth of the Broken Windows

The Envoy's original Baruch coverage: Unexpected Clash Occurs at Baruch Public Hearing

Our in-depth video analysis: NYPD Highly Involved in Baruch Protest