The Columbia Chronicle

Associate Professor in the Art and Art History Department Joan Giroux presented results from a recent full-time faculty survey during the Faculty Senate's Sept. 8 session. 

Faculty Senate discuss faculty surveys, reaccreditation

September 14, 2017

At its Sept. 8 session, Columbia's Faculty Senate discussed recent survey results showing 38 full-time faculty members expressing they were actively looking for academic positions elsewhere from the college. During the meeting, held at Stage Two, 618 S. Michigan Ave., Associate P...

Summer enrollment numbers fell 26% from last year but a number of factors may be affecting the decline. 

Summer enrollment drops from internal and external factors

September 5, 2017

Columbia's summer enrollment dropped 26 percent compared with last year, but the college administrators say the decrease may be in part, the result of the college's effort to be more selective and other external factors. Nine hundred thirty four students enrolled in classes this ...

Summer courses offered through new online platform

Summer courses offered through new online platform

April 10, 2017

Five online summer courses will be the first to use Canvas, the college’s new Learning Management System, which will replace Moodle completely in the Fall 2018 Semester.   Vice Provost for Digital Learning, Robert Green said the summer courses are priced at a discounted rate to rem...

The new Chicago Blues Experience museum, to be built at 25 E. Washington St. by 2019, will pay tribute to the city’s contribution to blues history.

New museum to bring blues history, live music to Loop

April 3, 2017

Chicagoans will soon be able to experience live music at any time of day at the 50,000-square-foot Chicago Blues Experience museum, set to be completed in the Loop by 2019.Originally planned to be locat...

Suburb ‘Parties On’ for ‘Wayne’s World’ celebration

Suburb ‘Parties On’ for ‘Wayne’s World’ celebration

January 23, 2017

“Schwing!” In honor of the “Saturday Night Live” sketch-turned-movie “Wayne’s World’s” 25th anniversary, Chicagoland suburb and Wayne’s hometown Aurora, Illinois is throwing a six-month long celebr...

Digital Learning progresses in college’s online advancements

Digital Learning progresses in college’s online advancements

November 28, 2016

Columbia’s Digital Learning Office recently contracted a new online platform to replace Moodle in the Fall 2017 Semester and filled five new positions to continue development of  online education courses and improve technology throughout the college campus. Robert ...

According to a Nov. 15 collegewide email by President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim, full-time tuition will increase by $990, totaling $25,580 per academic year.

Paying it forward: Columbia announces tuition increase

November 21, 2016

Following a 4 percent tuition increase for the 2016–2017 academic year, Columbia students will face another 4 percent tuition increase for the 2017–2018 academic year, according to a Nov. 15 collegewide email from President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim. According to the email, full-time...

$3 million from Munger race helps other candidates

$3 million from Munger race helps other candidates

By Metro Reporter

November 7, 2016

As control over the state comptroller office becomes a partisan battle, funding allocated to the campaigns reflects competition between the “super wealthy” and “organized labor,” according to ...

Madison Jackson and Lauren Wood (pictured), two of several guides, led their group around Edgewater locations mentioned in YouTube stars Brianna and Jaelin White’s now-infamous Aug. 2 video.

Edgewater punches back with ‘Brianna and Jaelin Walking Tour’

September 12, 2016

More than 100 people marched in Edgewater Sept. 6  to mock famous YouTube couple Brianna and Jaelin White’s day-long residency there in late July.The 18- and 19-year-old husband-and-wife duo posted a 1...

Student enrollment, retention need to be higher-ups’ focus

Student enrollment, retention need to be higher-ups’ focus

April 18, 2016

As the Spring 2016 Semester begins to wind down, students, staff and faculty are attempting to imagine what Columbia’s climate will be like next fall. With a handful of new hires or promotions already announced throughout the last several we...

College appoints three members to Academic Affairs

By Campus Editor

April 18, 2016

During the Spring 2016 Semester, the college experienced a string of new appointments to the upper administration, including the announcement of five new positions as outlined in the Strategic Plan, three of which have now been filled. Most recently, Columbia appointed three administrators to the Office of Academic Affairs on April 12, including Brian Marth as assistant provost of Academic Services, Onye Ozuzu as dean of t...

Father Pfleger says Chicago change starts with youth

February 8, 2016

Columbia’s Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Black Student Union conducted a Q&A with Father Michael Pfleger Jan. 3 in Ferguson Hall at the 600 S. Michigan Ave. Building. Students and faculty li...

We've got you covered