A two-year study will look at Columbia’s undergraduate climate and attempt to identify factors that correlate with sexual violence on campus.
The Student Affairs Committee reported that over 2,500 students have completed the Quality of Life survey released Thursday. The timeline for the revisions to the Rules of Conduct has been pushed back a week.
Over 150 Columbia University faculty members, including history professor Eric Foner and political science department chair Page Fortna, in the past week have signed and circulated an open letter to President Bollinger and the board of trustees asking that the University divest from holdings in fossil fuel corporations as soon as practicable.
Bollinger talks prison divestment at fireside chat.
Updated: Feb. 28 at 5:35 p.m.
Dan Cabrera, a budget manager at Columbia Technology Ventures, was killed on Monday night in a hit-and-run in the Bronx. He was 38.
Kromm said that she wanted to wait before hiring a new director of Residential Life, and increase collaboration among the three offices within Undergraduate Student Life.
The New York region chapter of the National Labor Relations Board dismissed a petition for unionization from the Graduate Workers of Columbia on Feb. 6.
The Digital Millenium Copyright Act requires Columbia to prevent students from illegally downloading copyrighted material and to take disciplinary action if someone repeatedly torrents copyrighted material, according to a University spokesperson.
At the last in a series of town halls to discuss Barnard’s trans admissions policy, Barnard President Debora Spar said that members of the board of trustees hope to discuss the school’s trans admissions policy at the March meeting and vote on the potential changes at the June meeting.
The Graduate Workers of Columbia filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board to reopen a 2004 ruling involving Brown University that denied graduate students the ability to become a recognized union. The move is part of the group’s larger efforts to become a recognized union at Columbia, which included a card drive in December to demonstrate that a majority of graduate students support the creation of a union.