board of trustees
Mon, Apr 18, 2016, 11:52pm
Columbia University’s refusal to divest from fossil fuels—an ephemeral resource—demonstrates the school’s willingness to ignore the wishes of its faculty and students.
Mon, Mar 21, 2016, 12:55pm
University President Lee Bollinger will continue to lead Columbia until at least 2022, the board of trustees announced on Monday.
Sun, Mar 20, 2016, 11:14pm
“Five months later, as the rules committee continues to refuse to communicate with us, and in the absence of any evidence of progress or consultation, we can’t help but feel that, once again, members of the student press will be left unprotected.”
Thu, Dec 10, 2015, 3:39am
Barnard’s board of trustees unanimously voted on Wednesday to create a Presidential Task Force on Divestment, a decision that marks the college’s first official step toward considering fossil fuel divestment.
Mon, Oct 12, 2015, 1:03pm
The board of trustees approved the University Senate’s revisions to the University Rules of Conduct over the weekend and passed a motion affirming Columbia’s commitment to the rights of journalists.
Thu, Oct 8, 2015, 7:09am
The Board of Trustees lack of a media carve-out thwarts the development of a healthy community and is antithetical to disruptive activism.
Thu, Oct 8, 2015, 12:32am
It remains unclear if the version of the University Rules of Conduct the trustees are expected to pass will provide explicit protection for student journalists.
Wed, Sep 9, 2015, 10:41pm
Spectator sat down with three of Columbia’s trustees ahead of their full board meeting this summer to talk about their role at the University, Manhattanville, University President Lee Bollinger, and what it means to bleed Columbia blue.
Mon, Aug 3, 2015, 11:13am
Columbia Divest for Climate Justice’s meeting with trustees on Tuesday is a welcome gesture for students looking to engage with board members.
Mon, Jun 22, 2015, 2:54pm
Columbia will divest from the private prison industry after the board of trustees voted to support divestment.