‘Central Park Five’ prosecutor Elizabeth Lederer resigns from Law School lecturer position, citing public response
Manhattan Assistant District Attorney Elizabeth Lederer resigned from her appointment as part-time lecturer at Columbia Law School on Wednesday following official statements from the Black Student Organization and the Black Law Student Association demanding that Columbia hold her accountable for her role as prosecutor in the 1989 “Central Park Five” case, the convictions in which were later overturned in 2002....
This story is part of a series on the 1968 protests at Columbia and their present-day implications fifty years later.
Despite concerns about financial feasibility, Barnard contingent faculty contract looks to secure higher wages, benefits
After a year of negotiations, Barnard and the contingent faculty union have agreed to a tentative first contract, narrowly preventing the union from going on strike, Barnard President Debora Spar announced in an email early Thursday morning....
Jennifer Green will become the new Dean for Barnard Library and Academic Information Services on March 6, Provost Linda Bell announced on Friday morning....
If a contract between Barnard and the contingent faculty union is not finalized by Feb. 21, the union will initiate a strike, Provost Linda Bell announced in an email to the Barnard community on Monday....
Updated Oct. 7, 10:38 a.m.