Although Sree Sreenivasan, Columbia’s first chief digital officer, will hop across town this August to become the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s first chief digital officer, he said that he still has a vested interest in Columbia’s success.
Faculty are pleased that the University has overturned a policy that would have forced some retired professors to move out of their Columbia apartments. But with an aging faculty and demand for housing on the rise, it’s still unclear how administrators might address the faculty housing space crunch.
Several members of the Policy and Planning Committee, which comprises FAS faculty, say they were never told about the report and are unsure if it was worth the cost.
GSAS’s Teaching Center offers weekly programs and one-on-one consultations to graduate students, but tenure-track and tenured faculty remain largely uninvolved with the Teaching Center and few students attend sessions.
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.
Physics professor Emlyn Hughes told administrators he wished last week's Frontiers of Science stunt had unfolded differently, though he has not issued an apology to those who were offended or an explanation to students.
Columbia administrators have donated to mostly Democratic politicians and organizations, giving money to national, state, and local candidates over the years.
About 25 students came to the town hall, which was attended by 10 of the committee’s 12 members—including Provost John Coatsworth and Engineering Student Council President Tim Qin.
Provost John Coatsworth has established a faculty committee to develop long-term strategies for the University's undergraduate financial aid and admissions processes.
Dec 10, 6:55pm
Barnard Student Government Association correspondent Emma Goss brings you the highlights from Monday night’s Barnard SGA representative council meeting. What They’ve Done: Dean Avis Hinkson, BC ’84 and TC ’87, spoke about increasing... Read More
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