Columbia College

Administration

Leadership

Lee Bollinger, J.D.
President of the University

John Coatsworth, Ph.D.
Provost of the University

James J. Valentini, Ph.D.
Dean of Columbia College and Vice President for Undergraduate Education

Officers

James J. Valentini
Dean of Columbia College and Vice President for Undergraduate Education
B.S., Pittsburgh, 1972; M.S., Chicago, 1973; Ph.D., California (Berkeley), 1976

Corey S. Aronstam
Associate Dean for Columbia College Development and Deputy Vice President for Development, Columbia College and Arts and Sciences
B.A., Nazareth, 1998; M.B.A., Wagner, 2001

Susan Chang-Kim
Vice Dean and Chief Administration Officer
B.A., Maryland, 1993; M.A., Teachers College, 2005

Lisa Hollibaugh
Dean of Academic Planning and Administration
B.A., Rice, 1990; M.A., Columbia, 1996; Ph.D., 2005

Jessica Marinaccio
Dean of Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aid
A.B., Harvard, 1991; M.Ed., 1994

James T. McMenamin, Jr.
Senior Associate Dean for Columbia College Development and Senior Director of Principal Gifts, Office of Alumni and Development
B.A., Johns Hopkins, 1971

Andrew Plaa
Dean of Advising for Columbia College and Columbia Engineering, James H. and Christine Turk Berick Center for Student Advising
B.A., McGill (Canada), 1983; M.A., Columbia, 1986; M.Phil., 1987; Ph.D., 1994

Cristen Scully Kromm
Dean of Undergraduate Student Life
B.A., Wheaton, 1995; M.S.W., New York University, 1998

Kavita Sharma
Dean of Career Education and Acting Dean of Global Programs
B.Sc., Southampton, 1989; M.Sc., London School of Economics, 1991; M.A., Teachers College, 2012

Bernice Tsai
Associate Dean for Columbia College Alumni Relations and Communications
B.A., Columbia, 1996; M.B.A., Northwestern, 2001

2018–19 Board of Visitors

Thomas W. Cornacchia CC’85, P: CC’17​​
Chair

Nairi C. Balian CC’88, P: CC’16, CC’22
Vice Chair

Kyra Tirana Barry CC’87, P: CC’17
Michael I. Barry CC’89, P: CC’21
Jonathan D. Bram CC’87, P: CC’14, CC’17
Leslie Gittess Brodsky CC’88   
Joyce Chang CC’86
Douglas A. Cifu, Esq. CC’87, LAW’90
Anna Fang-Hamm CC’04
Andrew A. Fink CC’91, LAW’94
Dede Gardner CC’90
Michelle Jacobson Goldberg CC’91
Robert J. Grey CC’72, P: BUS’07
Peter A. Hatch CC’92
Nobuhisa Ishizuka CC’82, LAW’86
Britta Wilson Jacobson CC’96
George Jiang P: CC’19
Joel I. Klein Esq. CC’67
Josh A. Krevitt CC’89
Hugh James Lawson CC’91 
Nicholas Paul Leone CC’88, P: CC’19, CC’22
Victor M. Lopez-Balboa CC’82, P: CC’14, CC’19
Dr. Paul C. McCormick CC’78, PS’89, PH’00, P: CC’10, GS’12, CC’14, PS’16
Eric A. Mendelson CC’87, BUS’89, P: CC’17, CC’19
Victor H. Mendelson CC’89, P: CC’18, CC’20
Julie Jacobs Menin CC’89
Adam R. Meshel Esq. CC’92, LAW’95, P: CC’18
Jen Maxfield Ostfeld CC’99, JRN’00
Renan Pierre CC’86, SEAS’87
Robert P. Rooney CC’89
Teresa M. Saputo-Crerend CC’87, BU’92, P: CC’22
Michael S. Satow CC’88, P: CC’21
Michael J. Schmidtberger Esq. CC’82, LAW’85
Xiangdong “Adam” Tan, P: CC’21
Mozelle W. Thompson Esq. CC’76, SIPA’79, LAW’81
Shazi Visram CC’99, BU’04
William A. von Mueffling CC’90 BUS’95
Alisa Amarosa Wood CC’01, BUS’08