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President Kim addresses diversity and inclusion, access to campus resources

President Kim addresses diversity and inclusion, access to campus resources

November 7, 2019

Joined by Senior Vice President and Provost Marcella David and Vice President of Student Affairs Sharon Wilson-Taylor, President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim kicked-off a discussion with students by acknowledging ...

How Dr. Kim's salary compares to other schools' presidents

How Dr. Kim’s salary compares to other schools’ presidents

April 1, 2019

To most Columbia students, President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim's 2016 compensation of $651,091 may seem like an astronomical amount of money, but how does his income compare to those of his peers at other co...

SATIRE: Cutting resources has serious benefits

SATIRE: Cutting resources has serious benefits

April 1, 2019

The college has been cutting resources left and right for years, much to the chagrin of most students at the college. But here at The Chronicle, we see the upside of these ... adjustments. Here is our l...

SATIRE: Kim delivers post-break keynote serenade

SATIRE: Kim delivers post-break keynote serenade

April 1, 2019

After a long, relaxing week off, President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim met with the Student Government Association and the college community to catch up with everyone and compare spring break escapades. Ki...

Ian Roozrokh, senior cinema arts and science major, created a petition in December to request the Diversity Equity and Inclusion Committee at the college to appoint a religious expert.

Student petition highlights diversity concerns at college

February 12, 2019

A change.org petition created by a student is close to reaching its goal of 200 signatures in support of more religious representation on campus, just as the college works to expand its Diversity, Equit...

The college has seen drastic enrollment declines over the past decade, with numbers falling by nearly half. President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim and VP of Enrollment Management Michael Joseph are hoping to turn that around with new initiatives.

Kim on enrollment: ‘We’ve taken it on the chin’

February 5, 2019

Columbia is nearly half the size it was 10 years ago, but President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim and Vice President of Enrollment Management Michael Joseph introduced a 5-year plan Jan. 29 to get enrollment back...

President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim’s contract has been extended through the 2023-2024 school year, more than a year earlier than expected. 

President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim’s contract extended despite C-Fac allegations

November 18, 2018

In a unanimous decision, the Board of Trustees extended President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim’s contract to the end of the 2023-2024 academic year, more than a year earlier than expected and a week after C-Fac and OurColumbia called for his resignation.   Kim’s previous contract was ...

Alumna explores belonging, ‘otherness’ through poetry

Alumna explores belonging, ‘otherness’ through poetry

November 14, 2018

Growing up with a Nigerian Muslim mother and a black southern Baptist father in an all-girls, majority white Catholic school, Hafizah Geter, 2010 MFA poetry alumna, has always questioned where she belongs. An award-winning poet and editor, Geter is exploring what it fee...

Protests break out in Puerto Rico as frustration grows

‘One Day at a Time’ shows continued success in new season

February 5, 2018

While Congress debated the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and immigration policies, Netflix released its second season of “One Day at a Time” Jan. 26, a comedy about a lively Cuban-American ...

Twin Peaks will be performing at Thalia Hall, 1807 S. Allport St., Dec. 29, 30,and 31. 

Twin Peaks ‘wizard’ shares DIY magic

December 12, 2017

Since he first picked up a bass guitar to play in a talent show in sixth grade, Cadien James, indie rock band Twin Peaks' frontman and self-proclaimed "wizard of the band," has had a passion for playing m...

Dr. Kim talked about he came up with the idea of a student center and his ambitions for it at the Meet the Student Center forum at the Conway Center, 1104 S. Wabash, on Dec. 4.

Students gain more insight on new student center

December 7, 2017

At a Dec. 4 forum, President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim and members of Gensler architectural firm, the new student center's designer, discussed plans for the new building with the campus community, i...

President and CEO Kwang-wu Kim spoke with Columbia students at a

Kim ‘chats’ with concerned students

November 20, 2017

President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim addressed students’ frustrations about the construction of the student center, students’ access to resources on campus and a variety of changes made to class offerin...

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