Administrators are ready to begin a fundraising push in support of the Columbia Science Initiative.
Bollinger said he’d like to see some improvements to the Core that would shift it away from its western focus after students questioned Columbia’s approach to globalization.
Nearly 50 graduate students gathered at University President Lee Bollinger’s house Tuesday night to discuss topics ranging from female attrition rates to possible inter-school collaborations.
University senators discussed an open-access policy for research and scholarly publications at Friday’s plenary, the third meeting of a relatively quiet semester.
As the chancellor of the New York City Department of Education, Joel Klein, CC ’67, worked to instill the same appreciation for education in the city’s 1.1 million students that he found in Columbia’s Core Curriculum.
On the heels of Ani Bournoutian’s resignation as Barnard’s dean of international and transfer students, Barnard Dean Avis Hinkson, BC ’84, announced Monday that the administration has reorganized three of its offices concerning international students.
In its search for a permanent dean of Student Affairs for Columbia College and School of Engineering and Applied Science, the University will consider candidates across the country.
At the intersection of 119th Street and Amsterdam Avenue, there is a nondescript black door that resembles the entrance to a parking garage. This doorway leads to an expanse of dumpsters and a series of signs that directs pedestrians along a pathway to Columbia’s campus.
The overall satisfaction among all students who responded to the survey was .87 on a scale from -3 to 3. Respondents said that they were most satisfied with safety, with a rank of 1.66 on the same scale, and least satisfied with funding, with a rank of -.18.
Columbia announced plans to construct a new facility to house the School of Nursing at 168th Street and Audubon Avenue on Thursday. The new building for the nursing school will provide 65 percent more space for the school than its current uptown facility.
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