Updated December 7, 2018 at 9:33 a.m.
Barnard Contingent Faculty Union warns GWC against accepting bargaining framework, citing own struggles with negotiations
The Barnard contingent faculty union released a statement last Saturday warning Columbia’s graduate and postdoc unions against bargaining away their right to mobilize a strike authorization vote, citing their own experiences in negotiating a contract with Barnard two years ago....
Student organizers boot former SNL writer from stage during standup routine for jokes deemed offensive
Updated on December 5 at 2:55 a.m.
In light of the nine-month anniversary of Beyond Barnard’s founding, the organization’s co-deans celebrated increased student use of its services, announced three additions to staff, and advertised their search for another associate director at Monday’s Student Government Association meeting....
Newly proposed committee for Barnard calls for increased transparency, student involvement in divestment/investment initiatives
The Columbia University Roosevelt Institute has proposed the creation of an Advisory Committee on Socially Responsible Investing at Barnard to serve as a channel between students and the administration, with the goal of facilitating investment and divestment proposals and increasing transparency surrounding Barnard’s endowment....
In an effort to address concerns about the effectiveness of Barnard’s inclusivity initiatives, the college’s Council on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion has announced that it will implement more outreach programs with direct input from students and faculty, including annual events for campus-wide discussions, grants for selected speakers, and a potential student-run task force....
In light of newly available spaces on Barnard’s campus due to the recent opening of the Milstein Center, leaders of seven student organizations voiced their needs for dedicated space at a Student Government Association town hall on Tuesday....
Barnard President Sian Beilock fielded questions about the college’s ongoing and upcoming diversity and inclusivity initiatives at Monday night’s Student Government Association meeting, marking her second SGA appearance since becoming president in fall 2017....
Updated October 5, 2018 at 5:13 p.m.
With unanimous vote, University Senate approves new African-American and African Diaspora studies department
Updated Saturday, Sept. 29 at 5:40 p.m.