NEWS: Administration

Sep 29, 2016, 7:13 PM

The chief executive officer of Columbia’s Investment Management Company, responsible for managing the University’s endowment, will step down from his role to manage Harvard’s $35.6 billion endowment.

Sep 29, 2016, 5:46 AM

In an effort to bolster health resources on campus, Stephanie King has been hired this semester as Columbia’s first-ever director of Student Wellness.

Sep 29, 2016, 3:46 AM

In an effort to standardize job expectations for resident assistants, Barnard Residential Life and Housing has enforced stricter guidelines for what RAs must offer their residents.

Sep 27, 2016, 12:49 AM

Beginning this semester, Barnard students will have access to $20,000 in additional funding for diversity and inclusion initiatives, according to Barnard President Debora Spar.

Sep 26, 2016, 12:18 AM

As an ongoing conversation about freedom of speech on college campuses continues across the nation, the University Senate initiated a debate about freedom of expression in the classroom during its first plenary of the year on Friday.

Sep 22, 2016, 9:20 PM

Public Safety has gathered recommendations from both administrative channels like a campus-wide advisory committee, as well as direct feedback from students and faculty. 

Sep 22, 2016, 4:11 AM

Barnard Residential Life & Housing has clarified that disciplinary processes involving Resident Assistants will be presided over by a third-party hearing officer—not ResLife leadership—in order to avoid bias that might come from an RA’s supervisor serving as that RA’s hearing officer.

Sep 21, 2016, 2:27 AM

Jameel Jaffer, former deputy legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union, will focus on addressing the unexplored frontier of First Amendment law in the digital age of communication as the founding director of the

Sep 18, 2016, 1:50 PM

Columbia Health will once again offer free tampons and pads on the third and fourth floors of John Jay Hall, just a week after it discontinued a distribution pilot program at the

Sep 15, 2016, 2:07 AM

Following last year’s administrative reorganization, new Dean of Academic Planning and Administration Lisa Hollibaugh will seek to facilitate closer relationships between students and faculty as she enters her first semester in the position.