Harlem’s Columbia University Dean Dies After Being Struck By Car Near Campus

A beloved Columbia University dean died weeks after being struck by a vehicle while walking near the ivy league institution’s Morningside Heights campus, school officials said in a statement. Continue Reading →

Columbia Expands Manhattanville Campus With ‘The Forum’ In Harlem

Columbia University completed the first phase of its expansion into Harlem by opening The Forum — a Renzo Piano-designed, 56,000-square-foot building — at its Manhattanville campus on West 125th Street and Broadway. Continue Reading →

Columbia President Says Expansion Will Boost Harlem Economy

The economic impact of Columbia University’s new Manhattanville campus has meant a big boost for local and minority-owned construction companies, according to data revealed Tuesday. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Columbia University Grapples With Its Ties To Slavery

The New York Times reports that in 1755 a New York City newspaper carried an account of the swearing-in of the governors of the newly founded King’s College, which later grew into Columbia University. Continue Reading →

Harlem-Based Columbia’s Endowment Posts 0.9% Loss For The Year As CEO Departs

lee-bollingerColumbia University’s endowment reported a 0.9% loss for the year, underscoring the departing chief executive officer’s ability to pare losses in turbulent markets. Continue Reading →

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