The source for news and events at Teachers College, Columbia University
Volume V, No. 1 ♦ 8/1999
Youngsters in two environments-prosperous, manicured suburbs of the Northeast and its grim inner-city neighborhoods-appear to be living on different planets. But unlike the stereotype, relatively affluent may well be facing surprisingly high adjustment problems in comparison to their inner-city counterparts.
Nine new faculty members are joining TC in the fall-three in the Department of Arts and Humanities, two in Health and Behavior Studies, one in Counseling and Clinical Psychology, one in International and Transcultural Studies, one in Curriculum and Teaching, and one in Organization and Leadership.
While most students and faculty were away for the summer, scores of construction workers labored long hours in the record heat to complete the renovations to the Main Hall entrance, ramp, and the student lounge.
Tom Jennings, TC's Registrar, has come to his position through years of climbing the proverbial ladder.