After students expressed dissatisfaction with housing changes during this year’s Columbia Urban Experience pre-orientation program, the group’s new leaders are hoping to discuss potential changes to next year’s program.
Interim Dean of Student Affairs Terry Martinez said on Friday that she will not apply to become the permanent dean of Student Affairs for Columbia College and the School of Engineering and Applied Science.
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.
Administrators have revised the swipe access policy for commuter students and will allow them to access one Columbia residence hall, though students say the policy still creates painful consequences.
Organized by the new Hazing Prevention Task Force, which Interim Dean of Student Affairs Terry Martinez announced last spring, the awareness campaign runs through Friday and aims to start a conversation among students about hazing.
Interim Dean of Student Affairs Terry Martinez sat down with students for lunch in John Jay on Wednesday. Martinez walked away with both a taste of dining hall cuisine and a better picture of some students' primary concerns.
Students were surprised to find the two deans eating at a table next to them, but they engaged in conversation about topics like student wellness, student space, and transitioning into college for first-years.
Columbia administrators are working to address the issues of racism and homophobia that dominated campus conversations at the end of last semester—but no formal investigation will be made.
Over the summer, Student Affairs underwent an administrative reshuffling, moved forward with changes to the New Student Orientation Program, expanded the availability of Counseling and Psychological Services, and opened new special interest housing.
Names and faces: the administrators and student council leaders you should know this fall.
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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