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Volume II, No. 19 ♦ 1/1997

  • $1 Million Grant from Spencer Foundation will Support a New Type of Doctoral Research Experience

    $1 Million Grant from Spencer Foundation will Support a New Type of Doctoral Research Experience

    Teachers College has received a $1 million grant from the Spencer Foundation to support the preparation of outstanding doctoral students as educational researchers and to develop an apprenticeship model that may well redefine the doctoral experience at the College and in other graduate schools of education.
    Published: 1/15/1997

  • $3.2 Million for Refurbishment

    More than half of the $6 million of expenditures approved by the Trustees of Teachers College will be used over the next two years to renovate and restore many of the "core elements" of the institution's infrastructure, such as roofs, facades, windows, electrical wiring, plumbing and restrooms.
    Published: 1/15/1997

  • $6 Million for Technology, Plant Improvements: From Fiber-Optic Cable to More

    The Teachers College Trustees have approved $6 million of expenditures over the next two years to upgrade technology throughout the institution--from classrooms to offices to residence-hall rooms--and to make critical repairs to the physical plant of the College. While the amount authorized does not cover the full $26 million identified for critical plant repairs and advanced technology, it does provide for initial efforts to build the foundation for continued improvements.
    Published: 1/15/1997

  • Alumnus Will Lead St. Patrick's Day Parade

    John L. Lahey, the president of Quinnipiac College in Hamden, Connecticut, and a graduate of Teachers College, has been named the Grand Marshal of the 236th annual St. Patrick's Day Parade.
    Published: 1/15/1997

  • Ask the Inside-ers

    Q: How can I get a copy of the new and beautiful "Columbia culture map?"
    Published: 1/15/1997

  • Ennis Cosby, Doctoral Student, Remembered

    Ennis Cosby was, of course, the son of Bill Cosby, the famous entertainer, but, according to his professors at Teachers College, the young man did not make much of that fact. Cosby was shot to death early Thursday morning, January 16, as he changed a flat tire on a deserted roadway in Southern California. He was 27 years old.
    Published: 1/15/1997

  • Two Join Development Office

    Two major development officers are joining the Office of Development and External Affairs in February, Joseph S. Brosnan, Vice President, has announced.
    Published: 1/15/1997

  • Where Are They Now? A Listing of Departmental Hubs

    The reorganization of Teachers College academic areas has recently resulted in new locations for some of the nine new departments.
    Published: 1/15/1997

  • William Parsons, Former Trustees Chairman, Dies

    William Parsons, who served as the chairman of the TC Trustees from 1963 until 1980, died December 4 at the age of 88.
    Published: 1/15/1997