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The End of an Era

June 22, 2022

After 11 years as Columbia College dean, James J. Valentini reflects on his life and career.

Josef Sorett Appointed Next Dean of Columbia College

May 24, 2022

Effective July 1, 2022, Josef Sorett, Professor of Religion and African American and African Diaspora Studies, Chair of the Department of Religion, and Director of CARSS, will serve as the next Dean of Columbia College and Vice President of Undergraduate Education.

Hats Off to the Class of 2022

May 23, 2022

The College joyfully returns to in-person Class Day celebrations after three years.

Celebrating Dean Valentini’s Decade of Leadership

May 6, 2022

The dean was honored with the Alexander Hamilton Medal at a special gathering of alumni, faculty, students and staff on April 27.

Sasha Wells Named Executive Director of the Roger Lehecka Double Discovery Center

May 6, 2022

Wells was appointed interim executive director on March 21, 2022, and began the permanent role on June 1.

Professor Frank Guridy Named New Executive Director of the Holder Initiative

May 3, 2022

“I am excited to continue fulfilling the program’s mission to combine humanistic thinking with outward-facing social justice work here in New York City."

Jonathan Tanaka CC’23 Wants Young People to Think Like a Philosopher

April 21, 2022

Jonathan Tanaka CC’23 has been so energized by his experiences with faculty that his goal is to go into academia, to consider the intersections between mathematical logic and analytical philosophy.

Tom Kitt CC’96 To Speak at Class Day

April 19, 2022

The award-winning composer, arranger and orchestrator will deliver the keynote speech for the Class of 2022.

Students Honored at 2022 Leadership and Excellence Awards Ceremony

April 13, 2022

On April 13, more than 100 students were honored for their leadership and involvement on campus at the 2022 Leadership and Excellence Awards ceremony in Low Rotunda.