The Dean of the College and the College senior leadership, in collaboration with the Columbia College Board of Visitors, have engaged in a process of developing a strategic plan to strengthen the undergraduate experience for our students and the faculty who teach them. This plan articulates the College’s priorities and objectives for the next several years, focusing on the state of the College today and future opportunities to enhance our students’ experiences in an ever-changing world.

Our Commitments


  • Admit the highest caliber students
  • Enhance the Core Curriculum
  • Propel student academic development and success


  • Renew and develop the faculty
  • Enhance student career development and aspirations
  • Ensure student wellness


  • Provide innovative and dynamic curricular offerings
  • Utilize the summer to expand the undergraduate experience beyond the classroom
  • Build the best global undergraduate experience


  • Realize the full value of the resources of a great University
  • Capture the advantages of our New York City location

Our Priorities