“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....
Departments within the Arts and Sciences at Columbia will require substantial cultural and policy-level changes in order to rectify disparities faced by women and underrepresented minority faculty when compared to their white male colleagues, according to an extensive internal report released Thursday....
Ivy League Council for International Student Affairs meets to discuss mental health, professional development across schools
Student representatives from six of the eight Ivy League universities assembled in the Jerome L. Greene Science Center Saturday to discuss ways to bolster mental health support and professional development for international students at the second Ivy Council for International Student Affairs Fall Conference....
By Mihika Nadig
University Professor Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak criticized the role of identity politics, and spoke on its relevance to today’s political climate and the upcoming elections, as part of Columbia Political Union’s fifth-annual Voting Week series on Monday night....
With unanimous vote, University Senate approves new African-American and African Diaspora studies department
Updated Saturday, Sept. 29 at 5:40 p.m.