Administration

Leadership

Minouche Shafik, DPhil, MSc
President of the University

Angela V. Olinto, PhD
Provost of the University

Josef Sorett, PhD
Dean of Columbia College and Vice President for Undergraduate Education

Officers

Josef Sorett
Dean of Columbia College and Vice President for Undergraduate Education
B.S., Oral Roberts, 1996; M.Div., Boston University, 2000; Ph.D., Harvard, 2008

Corey S. Aronstam
Senior Associate Dean for Columbia College Development and Alumni Relations 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 Administrative 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
 

2023–24 Board of Visitors

Alisa Amarosa Wood ’01, BUS’08
Chair

Michael J. Schmidtberger Esq. ’82, LAW’85
Vice Chair

Dean Josef Sorett

Nairi C. Balian ’88
Jonathan D. Bram ’87
Leslie Gittess Brodsky ’88
Joyce Chang ’86
Douglas A. Cifu, Esq. ’87, LAW’90
Maurice Coleman ’91, SIPA’99
Thomas W. Cornacchia ’85
James H. Dignan ’91
Michelle A. Esposito ’96
Anna Fang-Hamm ’04
Andrew A. Fink ’91, LAW’94
Dede Gardner ’90
Michelle Jacobson Goldberg ’91
Robert J. Grey ’72
Alicia Guevara ’94
Peter A. Hatch ’92
Nobuhisa Ishizuka ’82, LAW’86
Britta Wilson Jacobson ’96
Michelle Estilo Kaiser '87, PH'92, VPS'97
Nicholas Paul Leone ’88
Eric A. Mendelson ’87, BUS’89
Christopher McGowan '92
Vijay Mohan ’01
Rachel Neuhut '03, VPS'07
Jen Maxfield Ostfeld ’99, JRN’00
Luis Penalver '89
Renan Pierre ’86, SEAS’87
John A. Rogovin ’83 
Robert P. Rooney ’89
Teresa M. Saputo-Crerend ’87, BUS’92
Michael S. Satow ’88
Xiangdong “Adam” Tan
Mozelle W. Thompson Esq. ’76, SIPA’79, LAW’81
Anthony Tutrone '86
Sharmila “Mila” Tuttle ’96, SIPA’05
William A. von Mueffling ’90 BUS’95
Raymond Yu '89, SEAS'90