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Marcella David on her first year at Columbia, the Black Lives Matter movement and the fall semester

Marcella David on her first year at Columbia, the Black Lives Matter movement and the fall semester

September 3, 2020

Senior Vice President and Provost Marcella David began working at Columbia during what were thought, at the time, to be the biggest challenges the college ever faced, including staff layoffs, union tensions,...

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...

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...

Senior Vice President and Provost Marcella David emphasized her

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...

Columbia one of 'healthiest' institutions, says associate provost to Faculty Senate

Columbia one of ‘healthiest’ institutions, says associate provost to Faculty Senate

March 19, 2019

Columbia will remain in the Higher Learning Commission's open pathway, which is recommended exclusively to the healthiest institutions accredited by the commission, according to Associate Provost for Acc...

Marcella David on Columbia: “There is nothing that would keep me from coming”

Marcella David on Columbia: “There is nothing that would keep me from coming”

March 15, 2019

Marcella David will be the new senior vice president and provost starting June 3, according to a March 13 email from President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim. The college has been searching for a provost...

Senior Vice President and Provost candidate Marcella David addressed the Columbia College community during her Feb. 14 presentation at Film Row Cinema, 1104 S. Wabash Ave.

Marcella David named new senior vice president and provost

March 13, 2019

Marcella David has been named Columbia's new senior vice president and provost, effective June 3. David is currently the Betty T. Ferguson Visiting Professor of Law at Florida State University and w...

Senior Vice President and Provost candidate Lourdes María Alvarez addressed members of the Columbia College Chicago community Feb. 7 at Film Row Cinema, 1104 S. Wabash Ave.

Difference in candidates could mean easier provost selection

March 1, 2019

President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim's provost selection, which will likely be announced in March, will mark a distinct path for the future of Columbia and its leadership.Kim said the differences between the t...

Senior Vice President and Provost final candidate Lourdes María Alvarez addressed members of the Columbia College Chicago community Feb. 7 at Film Row Cinema, 1104 S. Wabash Ave.

Provost candidate Lourdes María Alvarez impresses faculty

February 8, 2019

The first of two final candidates to be Columbia's next provost, Lourdes María Alvarez, visited campus Feb. 7 and impressed faculty by deftly discussing sensitive issues, including the need for improve...

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