It seemed too good to be true: hundreds of zeros in the university’s annual safety report, claiming there is next to no crime at NYU’s study abroad sites.
Turns out, it was.
Top NYU Public Safety officials now say some administrators abroad have been failing to properly report crime at study abroad sites for years. Now, they say, all of the numbers are suspect. “I thought we had real numbers. In truth, we did not,” Vice President for Public Safety Jules Martin said.