Responding to faculty pressure, Bollinger establishes Faculty of Arts and Sciences fundraising campaign
Thu, Jul 24, 2014, 6:06pm
A new fundraising campaign is in the works to raise money for Columbia’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences after faculty members appealed to University President Lee Bollinger in May to address growing concerns about financial constraints.
Fri, Mar 14, 2014, 12:24am
Columbia may soon expand its online learning opportunities, thanks to the University’s partnership with edX, announced Thursday afternoon.
Fri, Mar 7, 2014, 4:30am
The task force, co-chaired by Provost John Coatsworth and Dean of the Faculties of Health Sciences and Medicine Lee Goldman, brings together almost 40 faculty members across the entire university. Unlike other institutions, including various cancer centers, that are also working in personalized...
Wed, Jan 22, 2014, 11:59pm
After students complained last semester that the University’s policies on sexual assault were confusing and scattered online, the provost’s office is hoping that a new website will mitigate the problem.
Sun, Jun 30, 2013, 8:32pm
Although Sree Sreenivasan, Columbia’s first chief digital officer, will hop across town this August to become the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s first chief digital officer, he said that he still has a vested interest in Columbia’s success.
Mon, Apr 29, 2013, 3:10am
Faculty are pleased that the University has overturned a policy that would have forced some retired professors to move out of their Columbia apartments. But with an aging faculty and demand for housing on the rise, it’s still unclear how administrators might address the faculty housing space crunch.
Thu, Apr 25, 2013, 1:58am
Several members of the Policy and Planning Committee, which comprises FAS faculty, say they were never told about the report and are unsure if it was worth the cost.
Wed, Apr 3, 2013, 3:31am
GSAS’s Teaching Center offers weekly programs and one-on-one consultations to graduate students, but tenure-track and tenured faculty remain largely uninvolved with the Teaching Center and few students attend sessions.
Tue, Mar 26, 2013, 12:17pm
After a dean search that has lasted since last July, University President Lee Bollinger announced that he selected Mary Cunningham Boyce from MIT as the new dean of SEAS.
Thu, Feb 28, 2013, 12:24am
Physics professor Emlyn Hughes told administrators he wished last week's Frontiers of Science stunt had unfolded differently, though he has not issued an apology to those who were offended or an explanation to students.