Petition to Rename Building Formerly Known as Thorndike Hall to Dr. Edmund Gordon Tower

In July 2020, trustees at Teachers College at Columbia University unanimously voted to remove Edward Thorndike’s name from Thorndike Hall. Edward Thorndike’s problematic history has been prominent across campus. In 1898, Edward Thorndike received his P.h.D from Columbia University. Thorndike has made significant contributions in the comparative psychology field. However, according to a report provided … Continue reading Petition to Rename Building Formerly Known as Thorndike Hall to Dr. Edmund Gordon Tower