At GS, known for close relationships between students and administrators, dean’s removal raises new concerns
In the wake of former General Studies Dean of Students Tom Harford’s removal in August, GS students have reported a heightened reluctance in seeking support from their administration, despite its history of being particularly accessible to students....
Updated October 4, 2018 at 4:28 p.m.
After 15 years as dean of Columbia Business School, Glenn Hubbard will be stepping down from his role at the end of the 2018-19 academic year, University President Lee Bollinger announced in an email this afternoon....
Lisa Carnoy, CC ’89, and Jonathan Lavine, CC ’88, will serve as the next co-chairs of the Columbia board of trustees, the University announced this morning. Carnoy and Lavine will be succeeding current chair Jonathan Schiller, CC ’69 and LAW ’73, who will be stepping down in September 2018 after nearly five years in the role....
Eric Holder, CC ’73, Law ’76, alongside other prominent figures in politics and technology, participated in a panel debating prevention and protection methods for cyber security during elections at the most recent talk hosted by the Eric H. Holder Initiative for Civil and Political Rights....
After months of debate, the University Senate passed a resolution in support of academic freedom of speech at the Senate plenary meeting last Friday.
Columbia recently announced its first class of fellows who will conduct research and host seminars surrounding issues of racial equality in cooperation with the Atlantic Fellows for Racial Equity Program....
Two professors and two alumni were awarded the MacArthur “genius” grant for their work in architecture, computer science, and music.
Columbia’s Data Science Institute has recently introduced a new director, Jeanette Wing, to lead the new Seed Funds Program and Faculty Recruitment Program, and to expand undergraduate research opportunities....