Margaret Mattes

Sat, Dec 15, 2012, 11:11pm
The University Senate discussed the potential implications that the fiscal cliff could have on Columbia if the budget cuts take effect next year.
Mon, Dec 3, 2012, 1:26pm
Spectator sat down with University President Lee Bollinger on Friday to talk dean searches, brownstones, and CUArts, among other hot topics. Some highlights from the interview:   Four deans and a VP: Searches for permanent deans of the School of Engineering and Applied Science, the School of...
Mon, Nov 19, 2012, 4:18am
Sixteen Barnard administrators are taking advantage of the college’s early retirement program, which is set to expand to faculty members in the hopes of saving the administration $700,000 each year.
Tue, Nov 13, 2012, 1:46am
Students will no longer be assigned to individual financial aid officers, the office has hired four additional staff members, and office hours will be expanded from six to 40 hours per week.
Mon, Nov 12, 2012, 2:38am
Jacques Barzun, a professor and then provost from 1932-1975, was memorialized for his contributions to the University.
Thu, Nov 8, 2012, 1:19pm
Dirks, an anthropology professor who was hired in 1997 to rebuild the University's anthropology department, is stepping down effectively immediately to prepare for his new role as chancellor of UC Berkeley.
Thu, Nov 1, 2012, 4:21am
Ever since the infamous 1968 protests, America has seen Columbia as a bastion of liberalism, but today this activist presence has calmed down and Columbia's politics stand out less as most universities lean to the left.
Mon, Oct 29, 2012, 1:09am
The ROTC has set up offices and operation on campus, but some in the University community—unaware that the program has been established—are still concerned.
Fri, Oct 26, 2012, 6:47am
Four students are enrolled in the NROTC study at SUNY Maritime, while the program has established an office on the first floor of Lerner Hall and a committee determines how to award academic credit.
Wed, Oct 24, 2012, 10:32pm
Spectator journeyed deep into Mudd this month to chat with Donald Goldfarb. He may be the interim dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science, but he said he'd be happy to take on the job permanently. Below, some other highlights from the interview, including the fundraising and...