The changes include increasing foot patrols, providing sensitivity training, and implementing a new text messaging system.
Quality of Life Survey
Among the recommendations mentioned in the report include expanding special interest housing options, allocating more funds for non-Ph.D. graduate financial aid, and examining the relationship between Public Safety and students of different racial and ethnic backgrounds.
Candidates for this year's Columbia College, School of Engineering and Applied Science, and School of General Studies University Senate seats have platform ideas ranging from creating a student position on the board of trustees to expanding financial aid for international and 3-2 students.
New reports released Friday from the Senate’s quality of life survey reveal that undergraduate students are least satisfied with academic advising and career preparation and most satisfied with on-campus interviews and recruiting.
University senators discussed an open-access policy for research and scholarly publications at Friday’s plenary, the third meeting of a relatively quiet semester.
The Student Affairs Committee of the Columbia University Senate Quality of Life survey is an unprecedented and important means making changes on behalf of the student body.
The overall satisfaction among all students who responded to the survey was .87 on a scale from -3 to 3. Respondents said that they were most satisfied with safety, with a rank of 1.66 on the same scale, and least satisfied with funding, with a rank of -.18.
An endorsement for the new University Senator.
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