IIA Sues Columbia University over Misuse of Casa Italiana
The Italic Institute of America has sued Columbia University
for turning its back on La Casa Italiana's stated mission
to diffuse Italian culture in America and to the Italian-American students
La Casa Italiana,
built and funded by Italian Americans and donated to Columbia in 1927, was supposed to serve – and did serve for many years – as a center to diffuse Italian and Italian-American culture and learning to Americans of Italian descent and ultimately to all Americans.
Read the complete press release here.
The New York Times
The Wall Street Journal
The New York Post
The Columbia Spectator (12/12/11)
The Columbia Spectator (09/05/12)