The Columbia Chronicle


College Council votes to dissolve

By Lisa Schulz

November 7, 2011

Only one attendee objected to the discontinuation of the College Council that will take effect on Dec. 1—its self-proclaimed oldest member, Mark Kelly, vice president of Student Affairs. A torrent of laughter followed a quick, baffled moment of silence before he announced that he was kidding.The College Council began dissolving the minute the meeting started on Nov. 4 in the Hokin Lecture Hall in the Wabash Campus Building...

Bike racks see little use

By Contributing Writer

October 10, 2011

by  Sam Bohne, Contributing WriterColumbia’s new and much-hyped bicycle parking lot at 754 S. Wabash Ave. is getting little use, as shown by random checks of the lot.On Oct. 3, the number of bicycles parked in the lot—which is intended to provide added bicycle storage space and security—ranged from one bicycle at approximately 8 a.m., five bikes at noon and eight at 3:30 p.m. Numbers throughout the rest of the week staye...

College Council announces College Assembly

By Lisa Schulz

October 10, 2011

The soon-to-be-dissolved College Council officially announced approval of the Faculty Senate bylaws at its Oct. 7 meeting, along with the upcoming College Assembly proposal and several other new topics.The assembly is a public discussion held three times a semester. The first College Council meeting of the 2011–2012 academic year was held in the Hokin Lecture Hall at the Wabash Campus Building, 623 S. Wabash Ave., led b...

Elections bring new beginning

By Amanda Murphy

May 9, 2011

At the last College Council meeting of the academic year, attendees covered a variety of topics about its future and upcoming Manifest festivities. After talks of the forum disbanding, it was concluded that it will take longer than expected.The main topic at the May 6 meeting at the 1104 Center, 1104 S. Wabash Ave., wasthe election of the five collegewide representatives for the Provost Advisory Council, which will cover adm...

150 years of Chekhov

By Luke Wilusz

November 15, 2010

Modern American theater would look very different if it wasn’t for Anton Chekhov. Although he wrote only a handful of plays in his lifetime, the Russian playwright and author had an irrefutable influence on the way theater is studied, taught and performed today. The Goodman Theatre is commemorating his influence with a season-long series of events to celebrate Chekhov’s 150th birthday.The Goodman partnered with Columbia to ...

Council closes 2009-2010 year

By CiaraShook

May 10, 2010

The College Council meeting on May 7 was the last of the 2009-2010 academic year. Committees gave concluding reports and a new executive board was elected to the council.Beyond hearing from reports of administrative officers and standing committees, the 2009-2010 council was adjourned and the 2010-2011 council elected next year’s executive committee and officers. Though this year’s council was on its way out, there was sti...

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