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Some union members feel ‘in the dark,’ others feel administration lacks respect for CFAC

Some union members feel ‘in the dark,’ others feel administration lacks respect for CFAC

April 16, 2019

With the part-time faculty union prepared to strike amid disagreements with college administration over a new labor contract, some students are upset at the possibility of canceled classes, and some un...

Intellectual property policy proposal may give college license to use student work

Intellectual property policy proposal may give college license to use student work

April 15, 2019

A new policy recommendation from the Faculty Senate would allow the college to use student work in marketing and promotional materials, potentially without students’ permission.  “It may be years ...

CFAC: College retracted key points during bargaining session

CFAC: College retracted key points during bargaining session

April 12, 2019

Columbia's administration and Columbia's part-time faculty union have not come to an agreement in their most recent round of negotiations, just days after union members approved a strike authorization...

2019 ReneGala raises funds for student athletics

April 12, 2019

The Renegades held their second annual ReneGala, an event aimed to raise awareness and funds for student athletics on campus.

Meet the candidates running for SGA Executive Board

Meet the candidates running for SGA Executive Board

April 12, 2019

Three executive board positions for Student Government Association are open for the 2019–2020 academic year: vice president of communications, vice president and president. Voting for the cand...

Biology minors defy art school stereotypes

Biology minors defy art school stereotypes

April 12, 2019

After Mee Na Feng’s classmate at Loyola University Chicago found out about Feng’s background in fiction writing at Columbia, she told Feng it did not make sense for her to be good at both writing and ...

Updated: CFAC members authorize strike, negotiations continue

Updated: CFAC members authorize strike, negotiations continue

April 9, 2019

Members of Columbia's part-time faculty union voted to authorize a strike, unless a contract agreement is reached. Sixty-eight percent of union members voted, with 76% voting in favor of a strike. "With more b...

Mark Rosati out as VP of strategic marketing and communications

Mark Rosati out as VP of strategic marketing and communications

April 9, 2019

Mark Rosati is no longer at the college as the vice president of strategic marketing and communication. Rosati was appointed as the interim successor of Deborah Maue following her departure in Oc...

Student activity fees increased for 2019-2020

Student activity fees increased for 2019-2020

April 8, 2019

Vice President of Student Affairs Sharon Wilson-Taylor announced April 8 that student activity fees would increase for the 2019-2020 academic year to support student organizations, collegewide eve...

Donning of the Kente celebrates black graduates

Donning of the Kente celebrates black graduates

April 5, 2019

During Columbia's inaugural Donning of the Kente Ceremony, black graduates will drape Kente stoles around their necks to signify the achievement of completing their degrees. The Donning of the Kent...

College finds footing in enrollment decline

College finds footing in enrollment decline

April 5, 2019

Enrollment at Columbia is continuing its years-long downward trend with the Spring 2019 semester, according to the college’s Institutional Effectiveness website. But faculty and administrative le...

Alumni footprint on Chicago Comedy Film Festival

Alumni footprint on Chicago Comedy Film Festival

April 5, 2019

From programming to directing, the Columbia community is making a large contribution to the Chicago Comedy Film Festival during its ninth year. As a nonprofit organization, CCFF works to educate and supp...

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