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Administrators’ salaries rise, college’s financial cushion dwindles

Administrators’ salaries rise, college’s financial cushion dwindles

October 10, 2016

In the midst of tuition increases, a shrinking endowment and a decreasing number of college employees, administrator compensation rose, including a multimillion-dollar payout to a former president, according to t...

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Second City’s ‘Red Line Runs Through’ select stations

May 9, 2016

The Second City e.t.c.’s 40th Revue opened May 5 with a refreshing change—a predominantly female cast for the second time in company history—but only a few belly laughs.“A Red Line Runs Through It...

Alzheimer’s study targets memory loss reversal

Alzheimer's study targets memory loss reversal

By Assistant Sports & Health Editor

October 6, 2014

Alzheimer’s disease, which affects more than 5 million Americans, is a neurological disorder for which there is no cure, nor has the cause of the disease been identified. However, memory loss, a major...

College experiences departures, Koverman announces plans to retire

By Editor-in-Chief

July 22, 2014

As Kwang-Wu Kim heads into his second year as president, some familiar faces will be absent while new ones join the ranks of Columbia’s administration.Two high-ranking administrators, Diane Doyne, associate vice president of marketing and communications, and Warren Chapman, senior vice president, will have departed the college before the fall 2014 semester begins. The departures come after several other top administrative...

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Ihmoud's Moods

By Media Relations Editor

May 5, 2014

Let’s face it: The Chicago Bulls had a slim chance of hoisting the NBA trophy in June, so I’m somewhat grateful the team exited the playoffs sooner than expected.Chicagoans were put out of their misery...

Less fundraising, more problems

By Associate Editor

May 5, 2014

Columbia needs money. While most of the college’s funds come from tuition, which is set to rise by 3.3 percent in the fall, philanthropy can also help alleviate the current $1.5 million deficit. But a departed chief fundraiser  and a sweeping out of his staff put Columbia’s ability to bring in the big bucks on pause. Patrick Sheahan, former vice president of Institutional Advancement, the department charged with fundraising, ...

Stitching together artistic past, present

The artists featured in DePaul’s Art Museum exhibit “From Heart to Hand” exhibit are African-American women working in Gee’s Bend, Ala. The quilts, including Mary Maxiton’s “Everybody Quilt” (pictured above) celebrate a historically rich cultural practice.

By Sarah Madera

April 28, 2014

African-American women made quilts to keep their families warm long before the Civil War, but now the quilts demonstrate a cultural artistry unique to the South. To honor the historical significance o...

Featured Artist: Josh Salt

Featured Artist: Josh Salt

April 7, 2014

Senior theater major, Josh Salt is used to receiving roles in major productions such as “Chicago Fire,” but said he was still shocked to find out he will be “Harry Potter” star Daniel Radcliffe’s understudy in the Broadway play “The Cripple of Inishmaan.” Th...

AEMM students to tout talents at SXSW

AEMM students to tout talents at SXSW

March 3, 2014

The Arts, Entertainment & Media Management Department will send 90 students to this year’s South by Southwest film, music and live performance festival March 12–16 in Austin, Texas. This will be the program’s fifth year attending the popular film and media fest...

Student designs to adorn coffee sleeves

By Ivana Hester

December 10, 2012

Cups of coffee purchased on campus will soon feature a “gallery on the go”—student-produced designs that decorate the sleeves.A jury composed of Senior Vice President Warren Chapman, Assistant Vice President of Creative Services Mary Forde and Associate Vice President of Marketing and Communications Diane Doyne will choose 12 student designs to be featured on the coffee sleeves. The students whose designs are selected...

Administrators address Faculty Senate concerns

By Alexandra Kukulka

December 10, 2012

At its meeting Dec. 7, the Faculty Senate had an open discussion with college deans and top administrators to address concerns about transparency that the Senate raised in a Nov. 27 letter to administrators, as reported by The Chronicle Dec. 3.The discussion focused on the merger of the Marketing Communication and Arts, Entertainment & Media Management departments, the possible split of the School of Fine & Performing Ar...

Faculty Senate raises concerns

By Alexandra Kukulka

December 3, 2012

In a Nov. 27 statement sent to college administrators, the Faculty Senate expressed “serious concern” regarding the administration’s decision-making process during this “important period of transition” for Columbia.The letter stressed the importance of two specific concerns: transparency and communication.“To be clear, [the Senate is] not commenting here on the efficacy of specific decisions, but on the lack of...

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