02/04/2013 03:50 pm ET

State To Review Minority Hiring At Columbia Expansion Project

HARLEM -- Columbia University's minority hiring practices at its $6.3 billion West Harlem campus expansion are to be reviewed by the Empire State Development Corporation.

The investigation is in response to a letter from Vincent Morgan, a banker and a candidate for City Council, who asked the corporation to make sure the university was living up to its promises to ensure a share of the jobs go to minority workers.

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