Robert Bakish, the chief executive officer of Viacom International Media, started his keynote address at the School of Engineering and Applied Science Class Day ceremony by asking graduates to complete a vocal exercise.
Departing from the other undergraduate councils, the Engineering Student Council voted 22-1 on Monday to rescind its support of a proposal calling for an academic honor code.
The biggest changes include a transition to a direct democracy, a discretionary budget for representatives, and an improved relationship with Barnard Student Government Association's and the newly introduced Governing Board at Barnard.
The new leaders of ABC—the governing board that oversees cultural, performing arts, preprofessional, publication, and special interest groups on campus—say the board is at a pivotal stage going forward.
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.
Engineering Week, which is hosted by the SEAS student councils, kicked off Sunday night with a packed event in Lerner Party Space.
Time constraints and communication issues between the Columbia College Student Council and administrators did not allow 10 of the 13 grant winners to receive funding.
To give it time to reconsider its policies and procedures, the Activities Board at Columbia will not recognize any new groups next semester.
Pamela Cooper was a master’s student in the fundraising management program at the School of Continuing Education.
ABC president Saketh Kalathur, CC ’13, would like to revamp the precalendaring process, which he said can be inefficient because a group’s specialized space needs are not taken into consideration.
May 23, 11:57am
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