The Advisory Committee on Socially Responsible Investing voted not to support Barnard Columbia Divest’s proposal to divest from fossil fuel companies because the proposal did not meet ACSRI’s criteria for divestment.
If we forget that Columbia shares important goals with all other organizations, including corporations—namely, growth and innovation—we limit its potential as an institution.
A business-based approach to financial growth and brand-building, though well-intentioned, has the potential to undermine student interests and academic values.
I acknowledge that by accepting Columbia’s status as a corporation, I accept my status as raw material to be shaped by professors and school administrators.
Columbia students should know where their tuition is going.
To answer this question with a firm "yes" or "no" would be to demonstrate disinterest.
Columbia produced an 11.5 percent return on its endowment this year, up from 2.3 percent last year, the University announced on Thursday.
On Friday, University President Lee Bollinger sat down with Spectator to discuss recent deanship appointments, Manhattanville, faculty housing, and more.
After a $200 million pledge from New York real estate mogul and New York Daily News publisher Mort Zuckerman, faculty and administrators met to discuss the future of the Mind Brain Behavior Institute.
The divestment movement, which began with environmentalist Bill McKibben's Do the Math campaign, has spread to over 100 colleges across the nation, including fellow Ivies Cornell and Harvard.
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University President Lee Bollinger announced on Thursday that Suzanne Goldberg will serve as the special advisor to the president on sexual assault prevention and response. You can read our story... Read More
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