NEWS: Administration

Aug 31, 2015, 12:35 PM

Barnard has revised its policy against discrimination and harassment and other related gender-based misconduct procedures so that the college will now wholly manage cases in which the accused student attends Barnard.

Aug 3, 2015, 11:13 AM

Columbia Divest for Climate Justice’s meeting with trustees on Tuesday is a welcome gesture for students looking to engage with board members.

Jun 25, 2015, 8:27 PM

The graduate student unionization effort may be stalled if the New York regional director of the National Labor Relations Board determines she does not have the power to overrule a current NLRB precedent.

Jun 23, 2015, 7:56 PM

Former teaching assistant Longxi Zhao said he was wrongfully fired for inappropriate email communication, an unapproved vacation day taken on the Friday before spring break, failure to proctor a makeup quiz, and incorrect implementation of homework policy.

Jun 22, 2015, 2:54 PM

Columbia will divest from the private prison industry after the board of trustees voted to support divestment. 

Jun 17, 2015, 10:05 AM

Dean for International and Intercultural Student Programs Gretchen Young will be leaving Barnard at the end of this month.

Jun 8, 2015, 5:45 PM

It’s unclear how trans men and gender non-binary students—who have a visible presence in the campus community—will now fit into a women’s college that requires its applicants to ‘consistently live and identify as women.’ And administrators don’t have a clear answer yet, either.

Jun 4, 2015, 11:02 AM

Barnard will admit trans women, starting with the class of 2020.

Jun 2, 2015, 9:16 AM

Barnard’s board of trustees is expected to vote on the College’s transgender admissions policy this Wednesday.

May 21, 2015, 10:26 AM

As University commencement came to a close Wednesday, the opening notes of Frank Sinatra’s “New York, New York” made it official: the class of 2015 had graduated.