On Thursday morning, Columbia President Lee Bollinger announced he will step down at the end of the 2022–23 academic year.
President Bollinger released a statement on the Supreme Court’s decision to examine a challenge to affirmative action cases.
For the last session of his annual political science lecture, Freedom of Speech and Press, University President Lee Bollinger invites the class over to a cookies-and-cider reception in his immense castle. After watching PrezBo talk civil liberties in class twice a week all semester, Bwoggers Zoe Sottile, Sarah Harty, and Sarah Kinney stopped by the […]
Around 1 am on Sunday morning, President Bollinger sent an email to the Columbia community regarding President Trump’s executive order imposing a temporary suspension of entry to the United States from seven majority-Muslim countries. In it, he affirmed Columbia’s position against the executive order, saying, “We join with many peers in decrying this action as […]
President Bollinger has just announced in an email to Columbia students that a student-faculty advisory committee is being formed to focus on issues of “race, ethnicity, and equal justice in our society.” The committee will be headed by Suzanne Goldberg, the new Executive Vice President of student life. The full text of the email is […]
Last night, Columbia University President Lee Bollinger held a chat for graduate students at his Morningside Drive mansion house. Barnard College sophomore and Bwog staff member Taylor Grasdalen visited on our behalf to keep up with the non-undergraduate community and PrezBo’s many global thoughts. I hardly expected to be the first to arrive for President […]
Last week, the Supreme Court began hearing the Fisher vs. University of Texas case. This case, concerning affirmative action at the University of Texas, threatens to overturn the 2003 Grutter vs. Bollinger, that upheld the use of affirmative action in admissions at the University of Michigan Law School. Abigail Fisher, a white woman, brought her […]