Students and faculty hailed the creation of a student-faculty advisory committee on race, ethnicity, and equal justice.
Columbia University Medical Center announced Friday that the Mesothelioma Center would be absorbed into the Division of Hematology/Oncology and that Dr. Robert Taub has resigned as its director.
Suzanne Goldberg, the newly appointed executive vice president for University life, brings five months of experience as special advisor to the president on sexual assault to her new role—a tenure marked by a string of policy changes and tepid reviews from student activists.
Almost 400 Barnard students and alumni attended the first of four community-wide town hall meetings Thursday to discuss adopting a trans enrollment policy that would admit students who were assigned male at birth.
Suzanne Goldberg will be the first executive vice president for university life. Goldberg takes on the role almost ten months after it was created as the EVP for Student Affairs.
Columbia reached an $875,000 class action settlement led by Faculty House worker Osmond Cousins on Thursday.
Columbia is under investigation by the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights for violations of Title IX and Title II, a spokesperson for the department confirmed for Spectator on Monday.
Barnard is under investigation by the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights for allegedly violating Title IX in its handling of sexual assault cases, the Huffington Post first reported on Wednesday.
After two discussions on recent grand jury decisions this week, students criticized the lag time between the start of the national protests and Columbia’s response to the issue.
At Thursday's University Senate plenary, senators discussed University protocol for police presence on campus, the decision to open the Rules of Conduct for review, MOOCs, and the Advisory Committee on Socially Responsible Investing.