Changes introduced to the 2015 health benefits plan, which were first unveiled last September and rolled out in January, have come under considerable fire from faculty, who criticized the increase in costs for non-union staff.
According to University spokesperson Jeff Neal, administrators “believe that this is the first time that two women have served" as president and vice chair of the Overseers concurrently.
While the restaurant’s liquor license application was approved, the owners have yet to receive the physical license itself, preventing them from specifying when exactly they can begin to serve alcohol.
A master's degree in engineering design will “hopefully” be launched next year, according to Materials Science professor Joanna Aizenberg, who sits on the committee spearheading the project.
A ruling in favor of unionization rights for graduate students at Columbia might prompt interest in a similar movement at Harvard.
The Graduate School of Design has raised a little more than $1 million since the public launch of its fundraising efforts in September 2014.