October 28 – November 18

As part of the historic Consent Decree, the alumni will have greater representation on the Cooper Union Board of Trustees. Two alumni Trustees will be elected during this special election. One newly elected Trustee will begin his/her 4 year term in December 2015 and one will begin in June 2016.

In accordance with our CUAA constitution and by-laws, candidates for election to Cooper Union Alumni Association positions were presented by the Chair of the CUAA Nominations Committee to the CUAA Council on October 20th.


  • October 28 – Polls open
  • November 9 – Meet the Candidates Night
  • November 16 – Registrations close
  • November 18 – Polls Close at 11:59pm PST
  • December 1 – Winners announced


Candidate bios and campaign statements can be found online Read bios here Download bios here

Meet the Candidates

The Meet the Candidates Night was held on November 9. Summary and full video here

Special Newsletter

Special coverage found here: https://cooperalumni.wpengine.com/2015-special-election-edition-of-newsletter/


If you voted in the Spring 2015 election, you are already registered. If you have been receiving emails (like the Newsletter) from contact@cooperalumni.org, then you are on the list, too.

To register, fill out this form: https://cooperalumni.wpengine.com/register/ and please give it a few days to a week. This is a manual process run by volunteers, so ballots for new registrations will go out, generally on the weekend following registration. Last minute registrations will be processed as quickly as possible.

If you are receiving other emails from us but have not received a ballot:

  1. Check your spam folder for October 27 – 28
  2. Opt-in to SurveyMonkey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/optin.aspx
  3. Please email us at contact@cooperalumni.org with any questions


You should receive a ballot in an email entitled “CUAA Special Election 2015: VOTE NOW” from contact@cooperalumni.org via surveymonkey.com, near midnight on the night of Tuesday, October 27, or the weekend following a new registration.

You may vote and also change your vote at any time, until the end of the election.

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