William Campbell, CC ’62, TC ’64, who has chaired the Columbia board of trustees for nine years, is retiring from his post, the board announced on Wednesday. He is succeeded by his co-chair Jonathan Schiller, CC ’69, Law ’73.
Barnard added six members to its board of trustees on Tuesday, including choreographer Twyla Tharp, BC ’63, and actor Dylan McDermott.
Columbia submitted a bid on Monday to host President Barack Obama’s, CC ’83, presidential library on its Manhattanville campus, a University spokesperson confirmed.
Union Theological Seminary’s Board of Trustees unanimously voted on Tuesday to divest the school’s $108.4 million endowment from fossil fuels.
A student suspended after being found guilty of sexual assault filed a lawsuit against Columbia on Monday, alleging the University discriminated against him during the proceedings because he was male.
The Advisory Committee on Socially Responsible Investing voted not to support Barnard Columbia Divest’s proposal to divest from fossil fuel companies because the proposal did not meet ACSRI’s criteria for divestment.
Rebecca Grabiner, Barnard’s newly announced first-year class dean, will only have to move a few blocks when she takes over in June.
New York City Public Advocate Letitia James proposed new legislation on Monday to address sexual assault on college campuses.
The Office of Student Affairs will be restructured next year, after administrators stopped a national search to find a new dean of Student Affairs this semester.
What began in February as a protest of the layoffs of sociomedical sciences professors Kim Hopper and Carole Vance at the Mailman School of Public Health has turned into a discussion about the sustainability of the school’s financial model.
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