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.”
A new gender-based misconduct policy unveiled Friday addresses some long-held student concerns about how Columbia handles cases of sexual assault.
Amale Andraos will become the new dean of the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation on Sept. 1, University President Lee Bollinger announced in a press release on Tuesday.
Kristine Billmyer will step down as dean of the School of Continuing Education at the end of the academic year, University President Lee Bollinger announced in an email on Wednesday.
A new fundraising campaign is in the works to raise money for Columbia’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences after faculty members appealed to University President Lee Bollinger in May to address growing concerns about financial constraints.
Law professor Suzanne Goldberg will serve as a special advisor to University President Lee Bollinger on sexual assault prevention and response, Bollinger announced on Thursday.
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.