NEWS: Administration

Apr 24, 2015, 5:48 PM

History professor Christopher Brown will serve as the new vice provost for faculty affairs, Provost John Coatsworth announced Wednesday.

Apr 24, 2015, 10:55 AM

The current NINJa student printing system will be replaced with the new global printing queue system, Pharos, by next fall, Gaspare LoDuca, vice president and chief information officer of Columbia University Information Technology, announced in an email to students Tuesday. The system will be piloted throughout campus this summer.

Apr 23, 2015, 8:26 AM

Carlos Alonso, dean of Columbia’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences—which establishes policies and standards for all graduate programs at Columbia—testified at Wednesday’s National Labor Relations Board hearing to determine whether graduate students have the right to unionize.

Apr 22, 2015, 11:11 PM

Following concerns that departments were struggling to hire new faculty to fill gaps from departures, Faculty of Arts and Sciences will soon unveil a Timely Replacement Policy, according to Executive Vice President for Arts and Sciences and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences David Madigan.

Apr 18, 2015, 11:50 AM

Members of the University Senate Committee on the Rules of University Conduct fielded questions from a small but vocal group of students on Friday at the first and last town hall meeting addressing its proposed revisions to the rules released earlier this week.

Apr 16, 2015, 12:05 AM

Graduate Workers of Columbia-United Auto Workers, the group of graduate students attempting to gain union recognition from the National Labor Relations Board, has consistently cited late pay as a serious grievance it plans to address if it achieves this goal.

Apr 14, 2015, 9:24 PM

The first draft of revisions to the Rules of University Conduct were quietly released by the rules committee on the University Senate website Tuesday, three days prior to the town hall on April 17.

Apr 10, 2015, 9:53 AM

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions destroys records used to assess students’ applications prior to their matriculation.

Apr 9, 2015, 10:21 PM

In the third NLRB hearing, Columbia’s lawyer framed teaching Core courses as part of graduate students doctoral education, while the union’s lawyer framed it as professional. Montás, director of the Center for the Core Curriculum, testified.

Apr 8, 2015, 10:16 PM

Barnard administrators clarified key components of its Title IX Grievance Procedure for the first time to Spectator, revealing marked differences from Columbia’s policy.