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Good Food Festival

March 31, 2014

The Good Food Festival and Conference connected organic and local farmers with both the public and food industry leaders. The event, held at the University of Illinois at Chicago Forum, 725 W. Roosevelt...

New CFO talks previous job experience, plans for future budget

By Sophia Coleman

June 28, 2012

Columbia is in the midst of many changes, not the least of which is that it has a new chief financial officer. On May 22, Ken Gotsch was named the vice president for Business Affairs and CFO, replacing interim CFO Patty Heath.Gotsch has an extensive background in college budgeting, having served as CFO and vice chancellor of finance for the City Colleges of Chicago since 2005. Prior to that he was CFO of the Los Angeles Unified...

Students should pay attention to prioritization

By Brianna Wellen

January 24, 2012

Terms such as Program Information Requests, listening forums and priority ranking may sound foreign to Columbia students. However, they are terms that are currently shaping the future of the college. Columbia is in the midst of a prioritization process that is placing every aspect of the college under the microscope. While the process seems tedious and perhaps boring on the surface, it’s worth students’ time to pay att...

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