At Teachers College, where tuition per point has risen to $1,398, a student movement called Our TC has been canvassing classmates and gathering data as part of a campaign to push TC administrators and trustees to give them more shared governance in the school’s finances.
After a series of remote and on-campus disciplinary hearings last week, Theo Milonopoulos, the political science Ph.D. student who was suspended and banned from campus following two arrests in Los Angeles in June, has been officially suspended.
A group of students met with University President Lee Bollinger on Sept. 9 to ask for more changes to Columbia’s sexual assault policies and asked that Bollinger respond within three weeks.
After 25 years working for the federal government, Barnard’s new chief operating officer Robert Goldberg now spends his days on the first floor of Milbank Hall, working on a variety of administrative tasks.
Before being appointed to the position by Provost John Coatsworth at the end of August, Mitchell had been a member of the Provost’s Advisory Council for the Enhancement of Faculty Diversity for nine years and had been leading the College of Dental Medicine’s diversity programs.
As she takes over this fall, Andraos will also become the 11th female dean or president out of Columbia’s 20 schools, marking the first time in history a majority of individual school leaders are women.
Barnard’s Director of Alumnae Affairs Erin Fredrick, BC ’01, will step down on Oct. 2 to become a major gift officer at the Masters School in Dobbs Ferry, New York.
Rachel Romesburg, BC ’08 and the program director for International and Intercultural Student Programs at Barnard, announced Wednesday that she will leave Barnard on Sept. 19.
Theo Milonopoulos, a political science Ph.D. student, filed a federal complaint and lawsuit in August, saying that the University discriminated against his mental health conditions by putting him on forced medical leave and barring him from Columbia property.
During contract negotiations last month, Student Worker Solidarity sent a letter to administrators urging them not to sign with Command Security, another company that the University was considering, calling the firm “irresponsible and non-union.”