Menu CATEGORIES

Connect with us

CATEGORIES Menu
Posts Tagged with "university senate"
All Articles

Columbia University Opens Alumni Directory For Student Access

In an email early this morning, Co-Chair of the USenate Student Affairs Committee Art Benoit announced that “eligible students” can now access a Columbia alumni directory boasting over 350,000 alumni members from around the world.

Read More
All Articles

USenate Plenary: Sex, Money, and Death

Here’s a recap of Friday’s USenate plenary session, in which they discuss sex, money, and death, the three things you “shouldn’t” bring up at a dinner party.

Read More

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 […]

Read More
All Articles

At University Senate, Faculty Request Spaces For Discussion

Jerome Greene Hall, as usual, was the place to be yesterday afternoon. The place was packed with both senators and literary references, which was the perfect mix for Bwogger Nadra Rahman.  February’s University Senate session was brief, centering mostly on faculty initiatives and concerns. While the Student Affairs Committee (SAC) updated the Senate on student […]

Read More
All Articles

See What The University Senate Had To Say About Orgo Night

In light of the Columbia Administration’s controversial decision to banish Orgo Night from Butler 209, Bwog sent Staff Writer Sarah Kinney to sit in on the December meeting of the University Setting to see if PrezBo had any insight to offer on the matter. Also, read on until the end to see a very exciting announcement (unless […]

Read More
All Articles

University Senate Debates Freedom Of Expression Resolution At Plenary

USenate discussed a controversial topic today: a possible endorsement of UChicago’s Report on Freedom of Expression. Editor-in-Chief Rachel Deal went to check out the meeting. At today’s University Senate plenary, President Bollinger was a no-show, there was no mention of graduate students unionizing (despite being on the agenda), and the divide between students and faculty was especially prominent […]

Read More
All Articles

University Senate To Affirm UChicago’s Report On Freedom Of Expression

In looking at the proposed agenda for the University Senate plenary scheduled for this afternoon, Bwog noticed one particular proposed resolution that stood out. As part of new business, the senate plans to address a proposed resolution affirming the University of Chicago’s report on freedom of expression. It is important to note that this report […]

Read More
All Articles

PrezBo’s Remarks And An ACSRI Talk At The University Senate

PrezBo began the last University Senate plenary of the year with a collection of remarks on current events. On the passing of Bill Campbell “There was no more dedicated alumn of Columbia than Bill,” said PrezBo about the long-time Columbia trustee who died recently. “He really knew how to make organizations work,” said PrezBo. “When […]

Read More
All Articles

Rules of Conduct, Faculty Quality Of Life, And PrezBo’s Wit At The University Senate

Your friendly neighborhood CCSC reporter (Joe Milholland) tackled a USenate meeting this past weekend. He reports on important updates about university Rules of Conduct, particularly with respect to media coverage of campus events, as well as other updates. “We’re turning into an athletic powerhouse,” PrezBo said at Friday’s University Senate Plenary, earning him a round of […]

Read More
All Articles

Results Released: 2015 Quality Of Life Survey

The results of the 2015 Quality of Life Survey have just been released. The Chair of the University Senate’s Student Affairs Committee encourages students, in addition to reviewing the results, to take the Columbia Recreation Survey, which will affect Columbia Athletics and Dodge facilities. Read the full email from Marc Heinrich below: Dear fellow student, We write […]

Read More
All Articles

Interschool Governing Board Restructuring Announced By SAC

The Student Affairs Committee (SAC) of the University Senate announced changes today to the Interschool Governing Board (IGB), the organization that funds groups composed of both undergrads and grad students. With these changes, a member of SAC will set on the executive board of the IGB. “Other key constitutional revisions include adding a graduate administrator to […]

Read More
All Articles

PSA: Revisions To The Rules Of University Conduct Open Forum Today

The University Senate will present their proposed revisions to the Rules of University Conduct, which govern free speech and protest on campus, in an Open Forum today from 4:00-6:00PM in Havemeyer 309. Today marks the last opportunity for members of the community to voice their concerns regarding the proposal before it is voted upon by the entire University Senate. Anyone with a CUID […]

Read More
All Articles

Student Affairs Committee Elects University Senate Chair And Vice-Chairs

Yesterday, the University Senate’s Student Affairs Committee elected this year’s Chair and Vice-Chairs–Marc Heinrich (CC ’16) will serve as Chair of the committee, and Emily Moore (SEAS Graduate School) and Ramis Wadood (CC ’16) will serve as Vice-Chairs. You can read the full press release below: Student Affairs Committee Elects Leadership for 2015-2016 Academic Year […]

Read More
All Articles

University Senate To Move Forward On Rule Review

In an email sent today addressed to the student body of Columbia College, Jared Odessky (CC’15) and Sejal Singh (CC’15), undergraduate representatives to the University Senate, formally announced plans to review the content of the Rules of University Conduct (RUC). Odessky and Singh both sit on the Rules Committee on the University Senate, which as […]

Read More
All Articles

Public Safety Changes As Result Of Quality Of Life Survey

The University Senate Student Affairs Committee (SAC) has released a list of changes that Public Safety will be making to its policy and procedures as a result of the Quality of Life survey. On the Morningside campus, Public Safety will be concentrating roving patrols on the north end of campus at night, providing reflective vests […]

Read More

Have Your Say

Where are you going this summer?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

Recent Comments

It's okay to be an incel (read more)
Things You’ll Cry About Freshman Year
July 18, 2019
This alt-right bullshit needs to fucking stop (read more)
Cup Still Half Full: June Round-Up 2019
July 18, 2019
yes, more centralized social planning. (read more)
Cup Still Half Full: June Round-Up 2019
July 18, 2019