Content warning: This post discusses anti-Black violence, police brutality, and sexual assault regarding the 1989 Central Park Jogger case.
It is the worst of times, and the most liminal of times. Reading week snuck up on us with a slap and here we are during finals: broken, disheartened, and yearning for summer (why is it still
Eric Cohn brings you the latest update on the process of selecting a new Dean of Undergraduate Student Life – this time, the noise is coming from your classmates. Group leaders and prominent members of Columbia student government released a statement today alleging that student input was largely ignored in the decision-making process for the new Dean […]
According to a recent email blast, it was announced that Columbia won’t hire anybody to be new Dean of Undergraduate Student Affairs for Columbia College and SEAS. Instead, Deans Valentini and Boyce opted to restructure the department to provide “the best experience” for undergraduates. After the changes, Community Development and its associated offices will become […]
Remember when Kev$ho went to Johns Hopkins? Interim Dean of Student Affairs Terry Martinez is too, according to an email just sent out by Deantini and Dean Boyce. Martinez is to become the Associate Vice Provost and Dean of Student Life. Just last November, Martinez noted how she didn’t want the permanent position, but wanted […]
In early November, Deantini and Dean Boyce announced that they had hired executive search firm Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates to recruit the new Dean of Student Affairs. Thanks to the magic of the FOIA request, Bwog reported that as of 2007, Storbeck will charge at least $75,000 for the privilege. A couple days ago, Bwog got […]
In early November, Deans Valentini and Boyce announced that they’d be replacing KSho with a candidate selected by the academic-admin-headhunter-pros at Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates. (As it happens, they’re the same people that situated KSho at JHop.) While there is a student committee to aid the search, this outside help is a new twist on the […]