The dual-degree program with the City University of Hong Kong began as a pilot program for only a few CityU students in 2012-2013, but will be permanently instituted and open to a larger group of students next semester.
Barnard welcomed three new members to its board of trustees this week who hail from art, finance, and consulting backgrounds.
Part of the student activism surrounding sexual assault on campus this semester has focused on increasing anonymity and extending hours at the Rape Crisis/Anti-Violence Support Center, but administrators say that there aren’t any changes currently in the works.
On Thursday, Spectator sat down with administrators who work with the Office for Gender-Based and Sexual Misconduct at Columbia to discuss recent policy changes, how students are chosen for hearing panels, and why investigators don’t record interviews.
Administrators who work closely with the Office for Student Services for Gender-Based and Sexual Misconduct policy told Spectator that while they had concerns about the content of some of the stories, they believe the press attention has ultimately moved campus dialogue forward in a positive direction.
The Smoking Policy Implementation Task Force presented its long-awaited report at Friday’s University Senate plenary, outlining how the senate’s smoking ban will be enforced throughout campus.
The preliminary report, distributed to senate members Wednesday, compiled interviews with administrators and faculty regarding Columbia and TC’s financial and budgetary relationships with the aim of developing ways to involve students in the budgeting process.
438 Horace Mann is a prototype “smart classroom” for the 46 classrooms the college seeks to renovate. But not all students at TC feel that technology-enhanced classrooms are the best way to spend the college’s resources.
Representatives of the new coalition will meet with senior administrators on Monday morning to present a set of proposals to improve the way the University handles sexual mis conduct.
Two recent professor layoffs prompted students at the Mailman School of Public Health to urge administrators to review how the school is funded at a school assembly Tuesday.
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