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

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...

Marcella David named new senior vice president and provost

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...

Difference in candidates could mean easier provost selection

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...

Provost candidate Lourdes María Alvarez impresses faculty

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...

Climate change has bigger impact on low-income communities

Climate change has bigger impact on low-income communities

April 29, 2018

The link between climate change and its disproportionate impact on low-income communities may not often be seen, but it does exist, said Jacqueline Patterson, director of the National Association for t...

Faculty Senate continues discussion on program discontinuations

Faculty Senate continues discussion on program discontinuations

April 17, 2018

Columbia's Faculty Senate disagreed with the provost's decision to discontinue the college's education and creative arts therapies programs and proposed the first pay raise—5 percent—for all...

Chicago Turns Up For C2E2

April 16, 2018

Thousands turned up for the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo, commonly referred to as C2E2, to see the latest in comics, art, gaming, movies, and pop culture while many cosplayed as their favorite ch...

Reflections & Replacements: College talks provost departure

Reflections & Replacements: College talks provost departure

April 16, 2018

Following President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim’s April 6 announcement that Senior Vice President and Provost Stan Wearden will be stepping down in June 2019, the college community is reflectin...

Wearden to step down as provost in June 2019

By Ariana Portalatin, Managing Editor

April 6, 2018

Filed under Campus

Senior Vice President and Provost Stan Wearden will be stepping down from his position in June 2019, according to an April 6 collegewide email from President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim. Wearden was appointed provost by Kim on Feb. 26, 2014, and began his role in June 2014 following a nationwide search and the position being filled on an interim basis for three years, as reported Feb. 28, 2014, by The Chronicle. Kim sta...

Dolls like me: Creating dolls that break the mold

Dolls like me: Creating dolls that break the mold

January 29, 2018

Yelitsa Jean-Charles remembers when, as a child, she cried when her parents gave her a black doll because the doll wasn’t white, and that she used to place scarves on her own head to pretend she had lon...

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