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

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...

Higher-ups should reconsider decision not to fund MAP grants

Higher-ups should reconsider decision not to fund MAP grants

April 4, 2016

Columbia has now joined many other colleges statewide in facing increased struggles—or a complete inability—to provide students with the state-funded grant aid they rely on to attend college, such as...

Sticking to the plan

Sticking to the plan

February 1, 2016

Senior college administrators reported to faculty and staff about the progress made during the first year of the Strategic Plan’s implementation at the initial Town Hall meeting of the Spring 2016 Semes...

Cinespace founder’s  legacy lives on

Cinespace founder’s legacy lives on

October 26, 2015

The City of Chicago held a street- naming ceremony Oct. 22 honoring the life of Cinespace Chicago Film Studios founder Nikolaos Mirkopoulos, who died of cancer at 71 in 2013. Cinespace, located at 2621...

P-Fac: ‘No confidence’ in college administration

P-Fac: ‘No confidence’ in  college administration

By CAMPUS REPORTER

October 5, 2015

Columbia’s Part-Time Faculty organization overwhelmingly voted no confidence in President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim and his administration, according to a Sept. 30 P-Fac press release provided by Nancy Trav...

Theater dedicated in remembrance of Sheldon Patinkin

Theater dedicated in remembrance of Sheldon Patinkin

October 2, 2015

Members of the college community dedicated the “black box” in the lower-level of the Getz Theatre, 62–72 E. 11th St., on Sept. 28 to the late Sheldon Patinkin, a former chair of Columbia’s The...

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