Columbia College

Administration

Leadership

Lee Bollinger, J.D.
President of the University

Ira Katznelson CC’66, Ph.D.
Interim 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 Affairs
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

Shannon Márquez
Dean of Undergraduate Global Engagement 
B.S.M.E., Prairie View A&M University, 1992; M.Eng, Texas A&M University, 1993; Ph.D., UNC Chapel Hill, 1998

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
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

2019–20 Board of Visitors

Thomas W. Cornacchia CC’85, P: CC’17​​, CC’17​9
Chair

Nairi C. Balian CC’88, P: CC’16, CC’22, CC’23
Vice Chair

Michael I. Barry CC’89, P: CC’21
Jonathan D. Bram CC’87, P: CC’14, CC’17
Leslie Gittess Brodsky CC’88, P: CC’23    
Joyce Chang CC’86
Douglas A. Cifu, Esq. CC’87, LAW’90
James H. Dignan CC91 
Michele A. Esposito CC
96
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
Joel I. Klein Esq. CC’67
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, VPS’89, PH’00, P: CC’10, GS’12, CC’14, VPS’16
Eric A. Mendelson CC’87, BUS’89, P: CC’17, CC’19, BUS’20
Adam R. Meshel Esq. CC’92, LAW’95, P: CC’18, CC’23
Jen Maxfield Ostfeld CC’99, JRN’00
Renan Pierre CC’86, SEAS’87
John A. Rogovin CC83, P: CC23
Robert P. Rooney CC’89, P: CC’23
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, P: SEAS’22
Xiangdong “Adam” Tan, P: CC’21
Mozelle W. Thompson Esq. CC’76, SIPA’79, LAW’81
Sharmila "Mila" H. Tuttle CC96, SIPA05
Shazi Visram CC’99, BU’04
William A. von Mueffling CC’90 BUS’95
Alisa Amarosa Wood CC’01, BUS’08