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Unions join students to protest school policies

By Lisa Schulz

December 12, 2011

Last week’s town hall meeting grew out of a Dec. 6 protest at which Columbia’s part-time faculty union, P-Fac, joined forces with staff and students to demand a chance to speak to the administration. For P-Fac, it would be the first contact since contract negotiations broke off five weeks ago.Picket signs bearing President Warrick L. Carter’s photo and slogans such as “institutional continuity,” “chop from the...

Board will extend president’s contract

By Drew Hunt

November 22, 2010

In his 10th year as Columbia president, Warrick L. Carter has signed a contract extension that will ensure his leadership through the 2014 academic year.The decision, which was announced in a press release on Nov. 8, was reached unanimously by the college’s Board of Trustees during the summer.“The trustees are generally very happy with Dr. Carter’s work,” said Len Strazewski, associate journalism professor and facul...

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