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.
Law professor Suzanne Goldberg will serve as a special advisor to University President Lee Bollinger on sexual assault prevention and response, Bollinger announced on Thursday.
New York City Public Advocate Letitia James proposed new legislation on Monday to address sexual assault on college campuses.
As sexual assault became an increasingly publicized issue on college campuses nationwide this year, students at Columbia have pushed for the University to revise its adjudication policies.
Student groups have ramped up efforts this semester to pressure the University to divest from fossil fuels to private prison companies.
At the last University Senate plenary of the semester, the Rules Committee announced plans to hold town halls and discussions next semester about how to change Columbia’s Rules of Conduct.
Gillian Lester, who was appointed the dean of Columbia Law School last week, is eager to bring her expertise from Berkeley to Morningside Heights.
A business-based approach to financial growth and brand-building, though well-intentioned, has the potential to undermine student interests and academic values.
Pascal Lamy, the former director-general of the World Trade Organization, spoke about the tension between global problems and local governance during the second annual Global Thought Lecture.
Columbia's administration gives lip-service to the cause of preventing sexual assault but doesn't follow through in practice.
Jul 24, 3:28pm
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