After winning its union election with a 95% “yes” vote, the Columbia University Resident Advisor Collective has officially become a legally-recognized independent union, the first RA union of its kind in the United States.
More than 1,600 members of the Columbia community have signed a petition demanding increased access to mental health services. Editor’s Warning: Article contains mentions of suicide and student death.
President Bollinger announced that Columbia University Provost Mary Boyce will step down on June 30, 2023, but will remain at Columbia as a member of the Engineering faculty.
Earlier today, President Bollinger announced that Steve Coll, Dean of the Columbia School of Journalism since 2013, will be stepping down in June 2022.
Bwog staff investigates the concerns and impact of a petition started by international students to demand additional remote and hybrid course options. Daily Editor Henry Astor contributed to this report.
Bwog uncovered that President Lee Bollinger as the head of the University administration suggested the possibility of pressuring non-tenure-track instructors, in particular, to teach in person for the Fall 2020 semester. Additionally, we uncovered deep cracks in the administration, exposing tensions between Dean James Valentini and the President, then-Interim Provost, and Executive Vice President.
Shamus Khan should not have to do this.
The University Senate adopted a resolution on Friday proposing a ban on all relationships between faculty and undergraduates. Any relationship between “officers of instruction, research, administration, and the libraries,” “graduate students with appointments as student officers of instruction and research,” and “graduate teaching assistants, postdoctoral fellows, graduate and undergraduate teaching assistants, and tutors, during any period of […]
While it’s not quite the Housing lottery, some diligent engineers have come up with this handy utility, allowing families attending the rescheduled GS Class Day who might not otherwise have a place to stay to find an available couch/floor/closet in the neighborhood. The administration’s posturings thus far have been remarkably unhelpful and opaque, but Bwog […]
EC High Rise residents got a slap on the wrist today concerning some questionable activities, the specifics of which Bwog can only speculate about. Wrote an RA the AD: It has been brought to my attention that there are items “being thrown on a regular basis, during daytime hours, from an East Campus high rise window(s) […]