Updated Nov. 29, 2018, at 1:39 p.m.
Grad student and postdoc unions approve Columbia bargaining framework, forfeiting strike power until 2020
Graduate and postdoctoral unions have voted 1035 to 720 in favor of ratifying Columbia’s bargaining framework, marking the beginning of negotiations after decades of stalemate and ending the possibility of a graduate student strike....
With Columbia bargaining framework on the table, graduate students remain divided on whether to negotiate
In the days following its release, Columbia’s proposed bargaining framework for the graduate student and postdoctoral unions has become a point of contention among members of both unions, who—despite having successfully pressured Columbia to finally come to the bargaining table—remain fragmented and uncertain about how to proceed....
Updated Nov. 19, 2018 at 5:32 p.m.
All Columbia student dormitories will undergo health and safety inspections by University officials from Residential Life, Housing, and Fire Safety beginning Nov. 12, according to an email from Columbia Housing to students earlier this afternoon....
Bollinger’s fundraising for Columbia has set records. What do his methods mean for the University’s future?
When University President Lee Bollinger announced the launch of Columbia Commitment in spring 2017, the $5-billion-in-5-year campaign proposed a vision for the University with seven major initiatives specifically geared toward connecting scholarly work with broad, global impact....
“Be prepared for the worst”: Bollinger warns that legal challenges could mean an end to affirmative action
University President Lee Bollinger, a leading legal scholar and advocate for affirmative action, warned universities to prepare for a potential end to race-conscious admissions processes, a possibility that he said is now more likely than ever....
Columbia has been ranked in the top three national and world universities for the first time ever, beating Stanford and tying with Yale for the third spot, according to U.S. News Rankings....
Shannon Marquez announced as new dean of undergraduate global engagement after two years without permanent head
Shannon Marquez, a former vice provost for international development at Drexel University, will serve as Dean of Undergraduate Global Engagement starting in early November, Columbia College announced this morning....