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Responses from faculty and members of Columbia’s Faculty Senate will be sent to the Board of Trustees following recommendations of discontinuing programs and terminating their tenured faculty made by President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim and Senior Vice President and Provost Stan Wearden. 

Discontinued programs may lead to faculty firing

April 2, 2018

Faculty Senate will soon send the Board of Trustees its response to the administration’s proposal to discontinue education and creative arts therapies programs and terminate the programs’ tenured faculty. Raquel Monroe, Faculty Senate president and associate professor in the ...

Faculty Senate President Raquel Monroe addresses members on the fourth floor of 600 S. Michigan Ave. during the Nov. 10 meeting.

Faculty Senate considers internship changes

November 17, 2017

A motion to change the internship accreditation process has been approved by the Faculty Senate’s Academic Affairs Committee and will be deliberated further by the full senate during its Dec. 8 meeting. The motion, presented by Associate Chair of the Audio Arts and Acoustics De...

Faster, more furious, less substance

Faster, more furious, less substance

March 13, 2017

The eighth installment in the massive "Fast and Furious" film franchise is set to come out April 14, and "The Fate of the Furious'" new trailer —released March 9—reveals more plot points that don'...

Green Roots Club president, Bre Kloski, junior cinema art and science major,and other members of the club met with faculty advisor Keith Kostecka, Science & Mathematics Department associate professor, March 9 to discuss plans for an Earth Day event. 

Green club blooms on campus

March 13, 2017

Columbia’s only environmental organization, the Green Roots Club, is working to produce local change through projects that support endangered animals and city planting. The group, which began this semester,  comes at a time when the Trump Administration has proposed possibly cripp...

Five panelists, each representing  a department or organization from the college, offered students and faculty their perspectives on the 2016 election results at the Nov. 29 College Assembly.  

Assembly addresses post-election concerns

December 5, 2016

Onye Ozuzu, dean of the School of Fine & Performing Arts, recalled her 7-year-old son crawling into her bed on Election Night and asking whether their family was going to have to leave the country when it became clear Trump was going to win. Having to address student and facu...

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