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Reflections & Replacements: College talks provost departure

Reflections & Replacements: College talks provost departure

April 16, 2018

Following President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim’s April 6 announcement that Senior Vice President and Provost Stan Wearden will be stepping down in June 2019, the college community is reflectin...

Associate Professor in the Art and Art History Department Joan Giroux presented results from a recent full-time faculty survey during the Faculty Senate's Sept. 8 session. 

Faculty Senate discuss faculty surveys, reaccreditation

September 14, 2017

At its Sept. 8 session, Columbia's Faculty Senate discussed recent survey results showing 38 full-time faculty members expressing they were actively looking for academic positions elsewhere from the college. During the meeting, held at Stage Two, 618 S. Michigan Ave., Associate P...

The 731 S. Plymouth Court Building, Columbia's last remaining, self-owned student housing center has been put up for sale. 

Columbia-owned dorm for sale

September 11, 2017

The 731 S. Plymouth Court Building, the first Columbia-owned dorm—and now the last—has been put up for sale. Colliers International, a realty group with a Chicago office, has been hired by Columbia to sell the building, according to Columbia spokeswoman Cara Birch. The building’...

Canvas receives positive feedback

Canvas receives positive feedback

September 5, 2017

The college is transitioning to a new learning management system after receiving positive feedback about the system’s use during the summer. Many courses are set to use the platform starting this semester. The college signed a contract to use Canvas to improve its delivering o...

Protesters brought traffic to a stop in front of the Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., during the Jan. 20 protests of President Donald Trump.

Inauguration spurs citywide reaction

January 23, 2017

Racism, Islamophobia and anti-public schools rhetoric were some of the criticisms Chicagoans voiced against Donald Trump Jan. 20 as he was inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States.Just as th...

College combats low enrollment

By Samuel Charles

October 4, 2010

After reaching an all-time high in 2008, Columbia’s student enrollment has decreased for the second consecutive year, bringing the total number of undergraduate and graduate students attending at the college to 11,922.Though a decrease of 542 students in the past two years may not seem like a big deal, the tuition revenue those students would have brought to Columbia totals nearly $11 million per year.This information, alo...

Columbia to continue with renewed accreditation

By Brandon Smith

September 20, 2009

Columbia’s status as an accredited institution of higher learning was unconditionally continued for the next 10 years as of Sept. 14 by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The decision was widely expected by the Columbia administration. The HLC review group’s report frequently praised the college and didn’t publicly cite areas in which the college needed to im...

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