Thu, Feb 19, 2015, 4:31am
The Activities Board at Columbia has changed its approach to funding student groups with the intention of greater transparency and more efficient allocation of funds.
Thu, Nov 20, 2014, 5:51am
While we recommend that the councils vote for an increase of $4.50 per semester to the student activities fee, it is only a short-term solution to a problem that’s not going away anytime soon.
Fri, May 9, 2014, 12:07am
This year’s Funding at Columbia University committee approved minor changes to governing board allocations for the next year, given the same student life fees as the 2012-13 school year.
Sat, May 11, 2013, 12:49am
The four undergraduate student councils and six governing boards reached an agreement on funding allocations for the upcoming year on Wednesday afternoon.
Fri, May 11, 2012, 5:42pm
Governing boards were allowed to have some veto power during this year's Funding at Columbia University process. Only the Activities Board at Columbia did not vote for the final allocations.
Wed, Apr 25, 2012, 5:16am
The Activities Board at Columbia presented its proposal to Barnard’s Student Governing Association on Monday night, just one week before the Funding at Columbia University process begins.
Tue, Apr 24, 2012, 4:13am
Governing boards will be present at all funding events, and allocations for club money will need to be approved by 13 of the 16 F@CU committee members and three of the five governing boards.
Mon, Mar 26, 2012, 4:25am
F@CU was the main topic of discussion at Sunday night’s Columbia College Student Council meeting, which was attended by many governing board members.
Wed, Oct 12, 2011, 1:18am
SGB initially thought its 2011-2012 allocation would be $6,000 less than the budget from last year, prompting a minor panic from within the board’s ranks. However, it recently learned that it will only have to endure minor budgetary cuts, due to a 3 percent hike in student life fees.
Sun, Sep 11, 2011, 9:16pm
F@CU must stop unfairly slashing student group funds and reform its budget process.