The Columbia Chronicle


CFO candidate collecting salary, pension at Northeastern Illinois

By Samuel Charles

April 16, 2012

The search for Columbia’s next Chief Financial Officer was expected to conclude during summer 2011. Patricia Heath, interim CFO and vice president of business affairs, has been temporary steward of Columbia’s finances since January 2011 when former CFO Michael DeSalle stepped down.In an April 10 email to the college community, President Warrick L. Carter said offers were made to other candidates but none were accepted.“...

College LEED’s by example

By Amanda Murphy

March 28, 2011

A recent certification may bring Columbia one step closer to being regarded as a sustainability sensitive institution. After many attempts to become as environmentally friendly as possible, the college has notched one of its largest accomplishments.Columbia’s newest building, the Media Production Center, 1632 S. State St., was recently stamped with a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold certificate.The MPC b...

SGA to combat financial burdens

By Katy Nielsen

September 20, 2010

An anti-graffiti campaign, a new student center and a partnership with Metra are some of the Student Government Association’s initiatives, which were presented at its first meeting for the coming year on Sept. 14.The SGA will also work to increase student enrollment, maintain a clean campus, fill its Senate seats and add more bike racks.SGA President John Trierweiler, senior broadcast journalism major, said he is optimis...

Botanic Garden opens research facility

By mlekovic

September 28, 2009

With an array of lush trees and plants, the Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Plant Conservation Science Center finally opened to the public at the Chicago Botanic Garden last week in Glencoe Ill.The 38,000-square-foot building, which cost $8 million and took 10 years to develop, will serve as a laboratory and research facility for the garden’s staff of 31 full-time scientists and research assistants.Accompanying these workers a...

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