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BREAKING: Fall course schedule updated with a mixture of online, in-person and hybrid delivery

BREAKING: Fall course schedule updated with a mixture of online, in-person and hybrid delivery

June 15, 2020

Updated Tuesday, June 16 at 9:00 a.m. with additional interviews.  After weeks of deliberation, the academic space planning team and campus reopening task force have updated the fall course sc...

Senior Vice President and Provost Marcella David said department chairs, deans and associate deans are deciding which courses should be prioritized for in-person learning if classes do not fully resume on campus in the fall.

Provost addresses budget, reopening campus at Faculty Senate: ‘It’s going to be a really bad year for us all’

May 11, 2020

As the Spring 2020 semester draws to a close, Columbia joins thousands of colleges scrambling to provide answers for students, faculty and staff regarding plans for the coming school year. Althou...

President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim listens as Senior Vice President and Provost Marcella David discusses how the suspension of in-person classes will impact instruction.

Columbia is ‘on pause’: administrators address instruction in the age of the coronavirus

March 13, 2020

In response to the Thursday, March 12 email announcing the suspension of classes due to coronavirus concerns, several senior administrators spoke with the Chronicle on the college's plans to bounce back f...

New minors expand students’ ‘Columbia recipe’

New minors expand students’ ‘Columbia recipe’

February 1, 2020

Several new minors have been approved by the provost’s office and will soon be introduced to the college’s course catalog to provide students with the opportunity of branching out into different discip...

Dean candidates discuss their vision for the School of Fine and Performing Arts

Dean candidates discuss their vision for the School of Fine and Performing Arts

January 21, 2020

After more than a year of an interim dean in the School of Fine and Performing Arts, the college is conducting an internal search for a permanent replacement. The role was formerly occupied by Onye Ozuzu...

Marvery Griffin, director of finance and budget analysis, presents a surprise gift for Senior Associate Provost Suzanne Blum Malley. The painting, made by a Columbia student, pictures one of Blum Malley's dogs.

Faculty say goodbye to Suzanne Blum Malley before her departure from the college

January 13, 2020

After 25 years at the college, Senior Associate Provost Suzanne Blum Malley bid goodbye to her colleagues at Columbia. Following her last day at Columbia, Blum Malley will take on a new positi...

Suzanne Blum Malley, senior associate provost an associate professor in the English and Creative Writing Department, will take over the provost position at North Carolina's Methodist University Jan. 15.

Suzanne Blum Malley departs college after 25 years, but feels Columbia is in ‘excellent hands’

November 8, 2019

After nearly 25 years of working at Columbia, Senior Associate Provost Suzanne Blum Malley has acquired institutional knowledge of the college described by some as irreplaceable, but when the opportu...

Suzanne Blum Malley, senior associate provost an associate professor in the English and Creative Writing Department, will take over the provost position at North Carolina's Methodist University Jan. 15.

Suzanne Blum Malley named provost at Methodist University

November 3, 2019

Former-interim provost Suzanne Blum Malley has been named provost of Methodist University in Fayetteville, North Carolina, where she will be reunited with Columbia's former Senior Vice Preside...

Provost Marcela David adresses the Faculty Senate members during the Sep. 13 meeting.

Provost addresses Faculty Senate, senators weigh future closed-door meetings

September 14, 2019

Faculty senators are weighing whether to make Faculty Senate meetings closed to the public amid concerns over keeping sensitive matters private.  The Faculty Affairs Committee forwarded a request to...

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Provost Marcella David ‘saying all the right things’ in first collegewide address

August 19, 2019

In Senior Vice President and Provost Marcella David’s first collegewide address since arriving in June, she went out of her way to show faculty she understood them, emphasizing her deep appreciatio...

Senior Vice President and Provost Marcella David officially enters her new role at the college Monday with big expectations on her shoulders from staff, faculty and the administration.

Faculty, staff expect new provost to put emphasis on communication and trust

June 3, 2019

With a cape gifted from students at Manifest, incoming Senior Vice President and Provost Marcella David enters the college in the midst of some of its biggest challenges, including years of declining e...

The Chronicle’s 2018–2019 Year in Review

The Chronicle’s 2018–2019 Year in Review

May 24, 2019

      From around the campus to across the city, Columbia's 2018-2019 school year marked many highs and lows for college students and Chicagoans alike. From the acrimonious contract...

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