BREAKING: 4:00 p.m.Columbia College and the School of Engineering and Applied Science admitted 9.82% of applicants overall, yielding its most selective undergraduate class.
Increased enrollment in Columbia College is just a drop in the bucket of money-saving initiatives, which also include a 10-percent decrease in the number of Ph.D. students and a faculty wage freeze.
Enrollment for the Columbia College class of 2013 will increase by about 50, and in order to compensate for the dormitory space, Harmony Hall on 110th street between Amsterdam and Broadway—until now a graduate school building—will be made available for CC/SEAS students participating in General Selection this year. Stay tuned for updates.
The Columbia College Class of 2013 will increase by 50 students, in what Kevin Shollenberger, dean of student affairs and associate vice president for undergraduate life, called an effort to “address our budgetary concerns.”
James Albaugh, SEAS M.S. ’74 and executive vice president of the Boeing Company, has been selected as Class Day speaker for the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, according to a release sent by the administration to Spectator on Sunday evening.
Eric Holder, U.S. Attorney General, CC ’73, Law ’76, and a Columbia University trustee, will be Columbia College’s 2009 Class Day Speaker, the senior class council announced on Low Library steps Tuesday afternoon.
A 17-year-old first year once snuck into Columbia College Dean Austin Quigley’s senior seminar.
Eric Holder, U.S. Attorney General, CC '73, Law '76, and a University Columbia trustee, has accepted the invitation to be Columbia College's Class Day Speaker in 2009, the senior class council announced. Holder, the first African American to head the Justice Department, will laud graduating seniors on Tuesday, May 19 on South Lawn.
Stay tuned for updates.
Head over to Low Plaza at 12:30 p.m. today, Tuesday, March 10, to find out who will speak to Columbia College seniors on Class Day.
Eric Holder, U.S. Attorney General, CC '73, Law '76, and a Columbia trustee, has been invited as Columbia Class Day Speaker. Holder, the first African American to head the Justice Department, is now the first choice of the senior class council, according to class representative Colin Felsman, CC '12.
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