Names and faces: the administrators and student council leaders you should know this fall.
Columbia administrators have donated to mostly Democratic politicians and organizations, giving money to national, state, and local candidates over the years.
The role of the provost is as of now fluid, which makes it a prime time for John Coatsworth to define it, strengthen it, and show his commitment to protecting our academic interests.
The University's $7.8 billion endowment has returned 23.6 percent for this fiscal year, surpassing gains made by Harvard, Yale, and Princeton.
After a period of stability from 2009 to 2011, Columbia's senior administration is undergoing another round of departures.
According to a 38-page preliminary report released by the administration, future University officers may be looking at limited tuition benefits, a vesting period to accumulate retirement benefits, and a high-deductible health plan.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg came to Columbia on Wednesday to announce the winners of the "NYC Next Idea" competition.
While the University suffered significant losses as a result of the economic downturn, not all the reported figures were cause for concern.
Senior Executive Vice President Robert Kasdin attributed the slowdown in the endowment's losses to "stronger market conditions."
Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer presented his State of the Borough Address at City Hall Monday evening, calling his vote for Columbia’s campus expansion plan the most important decision he has made in the past year.
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