On April 11, 2012, the Senate held a hearing on a resolution encouraging Columbia University schools to implement open course evaluations. Here are some documents relating to the issue.
Transcript of April 11, 2012, hearing on open course evaluations
Resolution Encouraging Columbia University Schools to Implement Open Course Evaluations
Report on Open Course Evaluations: Helping Students Choose
Excerpt from discussion at the March 30, 2012, plenary
Statements from interested faculty members