NEWS: Administration

Feb 11, 2016, 7:45 AM

As Dean of Undergraduate Student Life Cristen Kromm enters the second year of her tenure overseeing the Office of Undergraduate Student Life, she is working to renew and reinvigorate USL’s guiding objective: to be an office with a staff of student-facing administrators that provides more direct

Feb 11, 2016, 5:49 AM

During a discussion about the 2016 presidential elections at this semester’s undergraduate fireside chat, University President Lee C. Bollinger asked a student from Turkey about ongoing efforts to alter the Turkish Constitution.

Feb 10, 2016, 5:14 AM

Columbia announced a new International Travel Planning Policy that requires affiliates to register with the University any Columbia-sponsored, international travel

Feb 9, 2016, 3:55 AM

Barnard’s Presidential Task Force to Examine Divestment, officially launched on Monday with a panel of industry experts discussing the implications of and next steps

Feb 8, 2016, 2:06 AM

The University Senate plenary met last Friday to discuss the creation of a new Paris-based research facility, a proposal to strengthen the positions of non-tenure track faculty, and the Native American Council’s efforts to create a plaque commemorating the Lenni Lenape.

Feb 4, 2016, 6:01 AM

In an attempt to encourage students to cultivate personal relationships with faculty members, School of Engineering and Applied Science students—unlike their Columbia College and General Studies peers—are assigned faculty advisers tasked with helping them complete their major.

Jan 29, 2016, 6:18 PM

Columbia will allow students who go by names other than their legal names to indicate so on CourseWorks, Canvas, class rosters, Student Services Online, public directories, and on their student IDs.

Jan 28, 2016, 5:05 AM

Barnard has received a total of $70 million in donations to fund the college’s new Teaching and Learning Center, which is set to complete construction in August of 2018.

Jan 28, 2016, 2:40 AM

Before Winter Storm Jonas hit Columbia’s campus last Friday night, University staff prepared for the accumulation of six to 12 inches of snow.

Jan 27, 2016, 10:49 PM

Last spring, students in the Mental Health Task Force lobbied administrators to create a standard protocol for how the administration should respond to trage