Tue, Feb 17, 2015, 3:05am
At the last in a series of town halls to discuss Barnard’s trans admissions policy, Barnard President Debora Spar said that members of the board of trustees hope to discuss the school’s trans admissions policy at the March meeting and vote on the potential changes at the June meeting.
Thu, Jan 22, 2015, 3:32am
Barnard President Debora Spar announced last week that the forums on Barnard’s transgender admissions policy would not be open to the press or external audiences—including Columbia students—leaving some students and faculty frustrated with the limitations.
Sun, Dec 14, 2014, 11:25pm
Q, Barnard’s LGBTQ group, unveiled a photo campaign in support of a trans-inclusive Barnard on its website on Sunday.
Thu, Dec 11, 2014, 4:15pm
Barnard President Debora Spar announced in an email on Thursday that Barnard will host four community-wide town halls on trans admissions in January and February.
Thu, Dec 4, 2014, 1:56am
Freedom of speech and expression is not a privilege confined to comfortable territories and spaces, but a right.
Wed, Dec 3, 2014, 12:48am
On Monday evening, Barnard President Debora Spar delivered the opening remarks at an event, titled “Race, Violence, Resistance: From Gaza to Ferguson,” hosted by Columbia Students for Justice in Palestine. Curiously, Spar mentioned neither Gaza nor Ferguson in her remarks.
Thu, Sep 11, 2014, 6:25am
Barnard must take action on its banner policy—it's been far too long.
Mon, Sep 8, 2014, 11:33pm
This afternoon, Barnard held a college-wide convocation in Riverside Church to celebrate its 125th anniversary, welcoming Anna Quindlen B
Sun, Aug 24, 2014, 8:47pm
Barnard President Debora Spar added an unexpected element to the usually routine First Year Welcome ceremony: a bucket of ice.
Thu, Jul 10, 2014, 10:43am
Barnard received an $800,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to fund an academic initiative geared toward digital photography, design, and visual storytelling.