NEWS: Administration

Nov 24, 2015, 8:11 PM

Following its rejection of Columbia Divest for Climate Justice’s fossil fuel divestment proposal, the Advisory Committee for Socially Responsible Investing will refocus its attention on its own divestment proposal that seeks to target publicly traded companies that dispute the science behind cli

Nov 23, 2015, 5:50 PM

University President Lee Bollinger has promised Uris Hall to the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, which comprises five of the University’s schools including Columbia College and the School of General Studies.

Nov 23, 2015, 11:44 AM

Updated Nov. 23, 12:54 p.m.

Following heavy criticism, Barnard has changed its winter break housing policy.

Nov 22, 2015, 6:02 PM

University President Lee Bollinger kicked off Friday’s University Senate plenary with a speech on affirmative action and race in the United States—his second speech

Nov 20, 2015, 2:58 AM

The Columbia College Alumni Association awarded Eric Holder, CC ’73, Law ’76, its highest honor, the Alexander Hamilton Medal, on Thursday night for his outspoken efforts in promoting diversity.

Nov 20, 2015, 1:28 AM

Columbia College publicly launched Core to Commencement—a $400 million fundraising campaign—at an event on Friday. This is the first campaign dedicated exclusively to raising funds for the College.

Nov 19, 2015, 8:30 PM

Claremont Avenue residents voiced their concerns about noise pollution and dust at an open meeting with Barnard administrators Thursday evening.

Nov 19, 2015, 7:45 PM

ACSRI announced Thursday that it will not recommend student group Columbia Divest for Climate Justice’s fossil fuel divestment proposal to the board of trustees.

Nov 18, 2015, 9:09 PM

As University President Lee Bollinger hosted the semester’s first graduate student fireside chat on Wednesday, a small group of students marched from Low Steps to his home to protest issues facing students of color on campus.

Nov 18, 2015, 9:43 PM

Barnard administrators have yet to make a public statement in response to a student-circulated petition opposing Barnard’s winter break housing policy, which has over 1,800 signatures as of Thursday.