NEWS: Administration

Apr 16, 2014, 1:46 AM

Columbia University Information Technology is working on a new course evaluation platform that aims to make it easier for departments to release results to the student body.

Apr 13, 2014, 11:51 PM

Project leaders from Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP met with a handful of Barnard students and administrators in Altschul Atrium in a “visioning session” on Friday to discuss what students were looking for in a building.

Apr 11, 2014, 2:08 AM

Columbia alumni who have founded startups will now have more than just their degrees in common. Starting in June, they will be sharing office space downtown in the new Columbia Startup Lab.

Apr 9, 2014, 1:25 AM

Mailman faculty members and students spoke out at Tuesday's public meeting with School of Public Health Dean Linda Fried about their concerns about the school’s administrative and financial future.

Apr 8, 2014, 3:19 PM

Peña-Mora, a civil engineering and engineering mechanics professor who was dean between 2009 and 2012, will lead the city’s public works and engineering agency and oversee capital construction projects ranging from new roads and sewers to schools and police precincts.

Apr 8, 2014, 12:13 AM

Nearly one year after announcing plans to demolish Lehman Hall, Barnard has contracted an architecture firm to build a teaching and learning facility in Lehman’s place.

Apr 7, 2014, 11:16 PM

Zila Reyes Acosta, CC ’11, Law ’15, and Will Zvara, Business ’15, will lead the University Senate’s Student Affairs Committee next year as co-chairs.

Apr 7, 2014, 7:01 PM

University President Lee Bollinger announced the creation of a new executive vice president for student affairs in an email to students on Monday.

Apr 6, 2014, 3:07 PM

At Friday's plenary, the University Senate passed resolutions that would make membership of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Sexual Assault public and codify the quality of life survey as a biennial endeavour. Representatives from the Advisory Committee on Socially Responsible Investing also presented a report on fossil fuel divestment.

Apr 3, 2014, 4:01 AM

Columbia Thank You Day will kick off on Thursday to celebrate the University’s record-breaking $6.1 billion capital campaign.