Core to Commencement
Core to Commencement launched in 2015, setting forth a bold plan for creating the greatest undergraduate experience possible.
We’ve Got Big Plans
We drew up a blueprint to create bold possibilities for students, faculty and the future of Columbia College.
The Mendelson Center for Undergraduate Business Initiatives was established — making business concentrations available for undergrads.
Committing to Justice
The Eric H. Holder Jr. Initiative for Civil and Political Rights launched, allowing students to confront and address issues of inequity and injustice.
Access to Education
A $76 million bequest helped continue our promise to provide access to a Columbia College education for students of all backgrounds.
Celebrating the Core Centennial
The College commemorated the 100th anniversary of the Core Curriculum through a year of curated events and festivities.
A Historic Push for Financial Aid
Columbia College launched the largest initiative in school history, with a goal to raise $500 million in support of student access.
A Decade of Leadership
The College celebrated James J. Valentini’s tenure as Dean of the College and raised more than $16 million in gifts in his honor.