Jessica Spitz

Tue, Jan 26, 2016, 10:56pm
When Dean of Humanities Sharon Marcus was a student at Brown, there were no professors dedicated to LGBTQ scholarship. Now, as part of a new initiative announced to faculty last week, Columbia will hire four faculty members who specialize in queer studies.
Mon, Jan 18, 2016, 9:47pm
In 2014, Columbia stood as the only Ivy League school without a center for teaching and learning, leading to “a series of disconnected efforts of varying ambition and effectiveness,” according to a 2014 report written by the Faculty Advisory Committee on Online Learning.
Wed, Dec 2, 2015, 4:56pm
Students filling out end-of-term course evaluations during the next three weeks will be able to see their peers’ reviews for the first time beginning next semester.
Mon, Nov 16, 2015, 10:52pm
Upasna Saha, CC ’19, knows that her chances of getting into a class taught by acclaimed history professor Eric Foner, who is in his last year of teaching, are slim.
Thu, Nov 5, 2015, 4:01am
The Timely Replacement Policy, a policy implemented last spring to address issues regarding faculty hiring, guarantees to maintain the size of the Arts and Sciences faculty, but does not promise to replace faculty departures that occurred before the policy’s implementation.  
Tue, Oct 13, 2015, 11:43pm
The Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Diversity and Inclusion hosted a panel Tuesday where faculty members from Columbia and other institutions discussed the issue of diversity in higher education across several academic fields.
Wed, Sep 30, 2015, 7:55pm
The history department has expanded the programming of History in Action, which offers workshops, project grants, and research opportunities for history graduate students.    
Fri, Sep 25, 2015, 2:50am
Updated September 25th at 5:27 p.m.
Mon, Sep 21, 2015, 8:58am
Students and faculty involved in programs offered out of Columbia’s global centers, which are a key part of the University’s efforts to create a more global education, expressed concerns about the accessibility—especially for engineering and science students—of such programs in Low Library last ...